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I've tried everything, even brought it to two shops. One refused to do it and the other broke a $400 press trying to get it out. It needs to be replaced badly, does anyone have any tips??
 

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I'm interested too since mine needs replacement. I'm assuming that since they broke a $400 press that my Harbor Freight press isn't up to the task! :hehe:
 

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5lb sledge? just the puller alone isn't going to do anything but the shock from the hammer should
 

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Heat it up with a tourch first then press it out...
 

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doesnt sound fun
 

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yep, heat and cave man muscle.
 

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Did you ever get it out?

I had used a regular ball joint press but I had to cut one of the coupler things in half to stack them to make it deep enough...the stud on the stock joint is very long and I couldnt find a press deep enough.
 

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I'm kinda curious on this since I thought the track bar had bushings not ball joints. Mine had bad bushings but I ended up buying a whole new track bar.
 

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I'm kinda curious on this since I thought the track bar had bushings not ball joints. Mine had bad bushings but I ended up buying a whole new track bar.


The track BAR has a bushing on the frame end...but it goes onto a balljoint thats pressed into the AXLE...hes trying to change out that ball joint.
 

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I'm still running the bad ball joint because I couldn't get it out. I'm just going to bite the bullet and have a shop swap it out for me. I'm done screwing with it.
 
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