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    Default balljoint replacement

    just wondering how hard it is to change the lower balljoints on an 83 suburban 3/4 ton 4x4?

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    Depends on if they bolt on or press on. Either way it's not hard. Bolt on is just easier.

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    Let's put it this way... I've had my new lower balljoints for my 2wd '91 Suburban rolling around in the back of the truck for about 2 years now....

    1991 Chevy Suburban 1/2 ton 2WD w/ chevy SBC 350-3/4 ton drivetrain upgrade w/4.10 gears 200K miles
    2005 Saturn ION-2 Stock 265K miles
    1982 Bronco, 1993 Bronco (sold), 1971 M35A2 Deuce and a Half

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    He's got a solid front axle in that. I've never done one, but I think you will have to pull the hubs off and the axle shafts out. Might as well replace the axle u-joints while it's apart, and the uppers too.
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