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Old 09-26-2018, 01:57 PM
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Ball joint removal tool

I am looking for a tool referal to remove ball joints.


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Old 09-26-2018, 03:22 PM
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Not really ball joints, but tie rod ends and pitman arm.

Something as simple as this:::https://www.ebay.com/itm/Performance...0AAOSwZNZbbLVr

Or something like this if preservation of the old part and its rubber boot is not necessary::https://www.ebay.com/itm/12-Fork-Car...MAAOSwhwdVVCQt

A more comprehensive set that can do most anything steering related:::https://www.ebay.com/itm/KD-GearWren...sAAOSwWxNY0FpO

I'd go to a used tool shop and by used first quality American tools before I'd buy any harbor freight slave labor junk, but that's just me.

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Old 09-26-2018, 07:56 PM
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Go to your local Autozone they have pickle forks as a part of their loan a tool program. Couple smacks with a BFH and those will pop apart.
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Yep, pickle forks and pitman arm pullers will take care of those for you no problems. Both of which can be rented at most part stores.
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Oreilly, Autozone, et al should have the proper puller for loan.
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Old 10-19-2018, 01:28 PM
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Thanks mill, we don't have much in the way of used tool stores on the big island, I will probably end up getting something at auto zone
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Originally Posted by jakey poo View Post
Go to your local Autozone they have pickle forks as a part of their loan a tool program. Couple smacks with a BFH and those will pop apart.
thanks Jake, I am actually tearing down this truck so did not want to tear the boots
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I've never torn a boot using a pickle fork that wasn't already shot. If the boots reuseable then it should be fine.
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Originally Posted by jakey poo View Post
I've never torn a boot using a pickle fork that wasn't already shot. If the boots reuseable then it should be fine.
Thanks for the info
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