Date: Tue, 08 Dec 1998 21:44:09 GMT
From: (Neil Sennebogen)
Subject: Re: Ball Joints

On Mon, 7 Dec 1998 08:56:03 -0600, "FormaxInc" <cncservnopsamet> wrote: >I am trying to change the ball joints on my 85 900 Turbo, but the outside >bolts, both sides do not move. Everything else comes off easily. The bolts >feel as if they are rusted in place. Has anyone done this? Are the bolts >threaded into the holes? Any help will be greatly appreciated. > My mechanic friend and I just replaced all 4 ball joints on my 86 900T. A few of my bolts were rusted into place. Our technique requires 2 people. First one runs the half-inch impact, the other one handles a hammer and a brass rod of a diameter slightly smaller than the bolts. As the bolt is turning you can beat it out. We were rather liberal with the anti-seize during reassembly.

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