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Old 29th June 2019, 20:55   #1
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Default Please help with ball joint replacement!

So I'm replacing the ball joints on my saxo. Got a new suspension arm placed and the mechanics took the old ball joint off. Was hoping i could do the rest myself so its cheaper. How do i go about doing this? Ill attach photos of the state of it lol

Want to get the car rolling so i can get it on a flat bed!
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Old 30th June 2019, 11:58   #2
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Well they're pressed in so ideally you need a press.

If you've got a bench vice you could maybe use 2 sockets (one deep one and one to push the ball joint in)

Most people these days just replace the whole arm.

No other way to do it.
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Old 8th July 2019, 22:14   #3
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Generally find the wishbone will be pretty corroded by the time bottom ball joints require changing and you need to weigh up whether to just get a full arm which is probably your best bet with no press. Only a few more nuts and bolts to remove.
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