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Ball joints and upper control arm

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by Stonewall42, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. Stonewall42

    Stonewall42 Member

  2. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Well according to the add it . will fit your truck. The upper control are balljoints for your truck are replaceable. They are pressed-in. Some people use a portable type press with the upper control arm still mounted on the truck. I like to remove the upper control arm (takes a minute or two after disconnecting the steering knuckle) and use a shop floor mounted press. I think this is easier than a portable press and more stable when pressing the old joint out and the new joint in.
  3. Stonewall42

    Stonewall42 Member

    Even though my truck is a 4wd that will fit?
  4. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Sorry I missed the Z-71 in you trucks description. Thats a 2wd arm. You can buy the balljoint only for about $30.00 for your truck.
  5. Stonewall42

    Stonewall42 Member

    Thanks though, im gonna get on that quick

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