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Author Topic: arm ball joint dust cover  (Read 829 times)

Offline stonewall

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arm ball joint dust cover
« on: January 28, 2019, 07:49:43 PM »
Just had my car MOT. Says  suspension arm ball joint dust cover deteriorated . was told to fit about £120 or is it easy to fit myself. thanks for any replys

Offline Kristaps Baltais

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Re: arm ball joint dust cover
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2019, 07:55:11 PM »
Depends on how rusted it is. One nut, prybar and a hammer should do the trick.

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Offline stonewall

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Re: arm ball joint dust cover
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2019, 10:11:04 PM »
thanks will look at it when its dry out

Offline johnnyroper

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Re: arm ball joint dust cover
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2019, 11:47:07 PM »
Personally I would just replace the ball joints as itís easy and cheap enough to do them.

 

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