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Hey guys, I'm calling on the experts here....I'm trying to find out how to replace the Front Ball-joints of a 95 F350 2wd CC LB (dads Truck)

I need the DIY technique, If anyone has a Step-By-Step method...please post it.

The truck has a Super bad Death wobble on turns, && They Clatter while driving! (Far Past replacing)


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Ball Joint, Lower

REMOVE


Remove the spindle and ball joint assembly from the axle. Refer to Spindle/Service and Repair.
Install the spindle assembly in a vise and remove the snap ring from the lower ball joint. Remove the lower ball joint from the spindle using C-Frame Assembly T74P-3044-A 1 or equivalent and Receiver Cup D81T-3010-A or equivalent. Turn the forcing screw clockwise until the ball joint is removed from the spindle.
Assemble C-Frame Assembly and receiver cup on the upper ball joint, and turn forcing screw clockwise until ball joint is removed from the spindle. NOTE: Always remove lower ball joint first. CAUTION: Do not heat the ball joint or the spindle to aid in removal.

INSTALL

NOTE: Lower ball joint must be installed into the spindle first.



To install the lower ball joint, assemble C-Frame Assembly, Ball Joint Receiver Cup (D81T-3010-A5) and Installation Cup (D81T-30 10-A1 and D81T-3010-A3) or equivalents inside cup (D81T-3010-A4 or equivalent) in position on the spindle. Turn forcing screw clockwise until ball joint is seated. CAUTION: Do not heat the ball joint or axle to aid in installation.
Install the snap ring onto the ball joint.
To install the upper ball joint, assemble the C-Frame in position on the spindle and repeat Step 1.
Install the spindle and ball joint assembly

Ball Joint, Upper

REMOVE


Remove the spindle and ball joint assembly from the axle. Refer to Spindle/Service and Repair.
Install the spindle assembly in a vise and remove the snap ring from the lower ball joint. Remove the lower ball joint from the spindle using C-Frame Assembly T74P-3044-A 1 or equivalent and Receiver Cup D81T-3010-A or equivalent. Turn the forcing screw clockwise until the ball joint is removed from the spindle.
Assemble C-Frame Assembly and receiver cup on the upper ball joint, and turn forcing screw clockwise until ball joint is removed from the spindle. NOTE: Always remove lower ball joint first. CAUTION: Do not heat the ball joint or the spindle to aid in removal.

INSTALL

NOTE: Lower ball joint must be installed into the spindle first.



To install the lower ball joint, assemble C-Frame Assembly, Ball Joint Receiver Cup (D81T-3010-A5) and Installation Cup (D81T-30 10-A1 and D81T-3010-A3) or equivalents inside cup (D81T-3010-A4 or equivalent) in position on the spindle. Turn forcing screw clockwise until ball joint is seated. CAUTION: Do not heat the ball joint or axle to aid in installation.
Install the snap ring onto the ball joint.
To install the upper ball joint, assemble the C-Frame in position on the spindle and repeat Step 1.
Install the spindle and ball joint assembly

Last edited by Jarrod B; 02-14-2011 at 10:35 PM.
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