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Old 11-08-2007, 11:58 AM
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560sel lower ball joint replacement

i need to do the lower ball joints. how dangerous is this without a spring compressor? i have a friend who has a shop that will help but needs some instructions. are they on the mb disc( manuel)? and how long can we expect for the job?

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Old 11-08-2007, 02:10 PM
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I have heard that it is very dangerous without a spring compressor. I also saw on this fourm, that a compressor from Harbor Freight had worked for some. I need to replace mine, also, but have yet to do so.

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Old 11-08-2007, 05:37 PM
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I've done lower ball joints w/o a spring compressor..it's doable.

What you will NEED are ball joint separator and a ball joint press..those two items are priceless.

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I've done lower ball joints w/o a spring compressor..it's doable.

What you will NEED are ball joint separator and a ball joint press..those two items are priceless.

Jonathan
Is an indy quote of 90.00 per side plus parts reasonable?

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