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P38A Ball joints

Discussion in 'Range Rover' started by pete12345, Apr 21, 2020.

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  1. pete12345

    pete12345 Well-Known Member

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    strip down axles as per picture but nearside axle is moving more freely than offside but there's no wobble at all on either of them how would I no if ball joints need replacing as I've no press so hopefully not
     

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    With the hub carrier off the axle, the lower ball joint should have as much resistance as possible in it. The top will go straight up or straight down a bit with resistance also. Normally if they are floppy then they are buggered :rolleyes: ooer matron....
     
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    Its a shame you are not closer, I have just finished mine
     
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    pete12345 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks very much thinking mine are ok coz not floppy
     
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