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Author Topic: Lower front ball joint removal  (Read 776 times)
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andyps
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« on: 07 October, 2018, 07:15:29 PM »

Any tips on removing the lower front ball joint? I was trying to replace mine today but can't get it out if the wishbone - I presume it is rusted in place but heat from a blow torch didn't make a difference. I've left it with lots of penetrating fluid sprayed everywhere I can. Not sure if I've missed anything so any suggestions welcome.
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Richard Fridd
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« Reply #1 on: 08 October, 2018, 06:30:52 AM »

Perhaps oxy acetylene and a hydraulic press?
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« Reply #2 on: 08 October, 2018, 06:13:26 PM »

I took off the wishbone and put it in the hydraulic press.  It is only 4 bolts to take it off after all.
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David Wheeler.  Lambdas, Aprilia, Fulvia Sport.(formerly Appia and Thema as well).
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