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anyone know how to R&R the ball joint boot...

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on the front the wheel carrier (not the tie rod ball joint boot). i messed it up a while ago when i first replaced the stock springs for h&Rs. well, i kinda rigged it so the boot is partially sealing so that it is not completely exposed.

couldn't find any instructions on alldatadiy.com


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I do not know if you guys used the porsche ball joint tool. If not then it is well worth the $120 investment. Aside from not tearing boots, it makes disassembly effortless.

You might try the junk yards for replacement arms, control rods, etc. You can usually get them for $100-$200.

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I wish I had followed your (and others') advice about the ball joint tool. I didn't, and now I've got to deal with the consequences. Fortunately, I only messed up one side. I'm hoping the rubber cement will hold up for a while.

I don't see any reason to swap out the radius arm unless and until the boot fails and the ball joint gets trashed.

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