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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:08 pm 
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Hi I've got the repairable upper ball joints,what are they like to fit and is there any setting up to do ?

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:51 pm 
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has any one used the repairable ball joints,how do you shim them ?

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:14 pm 
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Assuming you've got the repair kit, it's a case if building it back up, and fitting shims under the circlips until you get a nicely stiff pin.

Then grease, refit the gaiter, and away

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:02 pm 
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Assuming you've got the repair kit, it's a case if building it back up, and fitting shims under the circlips until you get a nicely stiff pin.

Then grease, refit the gaiter, and away
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