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track bar removal Help??

i jyust installed my leveling kit on 08 f350 and i got an icon adjustable track bar..Im having a problem trying to remove the passenger side where the ball joint is..i removed all bolts with impact but on that side it seems like the joint really holds the trac bar in there..i also used a ball joint puller to remove the bar and nothing is happening..???

any help will be greatly appreciated
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I used a 3lb sledge to hammer mine while at the same time applying a constant upward pressure using a 3 foot pry bar. It took a while and I was about to give up when it finally broke free....

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Hang in there!...I usually get really frustrated at this point when something ain't goin right and I think the whole neighborhood hear every curse word n the book but it will come!..good luck and post pics when ur done!

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anyone know where to purchase ball joint for track bar???
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Go to a Ford dealer, they can get you one.

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Use a pickle fork and pound the crap out of it. It will eventually come free. X2 for the dealership to get the track bar ball joint.

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