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Re: front suspension



Paul,I have the upper ball joint socket you need with the 3/4-1/2 adapter. You can use use it if you want.


George

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On Sat, 4/8/17, 'Paul L. http://1962to1965mopar.ornocar.org/ml-le' via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 Subject: Re: front suspension
 To: "The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse" <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
 Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017, 11:52 AM
 
 It is a specially shaped socket.  Yesterday I
 cleaned the area around the upper ball joints, dosed them
 with penetrating fluid, and repacked the wheel bearings.  
 Right now I'm thinking that I'll replace the lowers
 myself along with the tie rod ends.  They also mentioned
 the radius arm bushing.  I'm guessing they were
 referring to the strut rod, right?  If I can find a socket
 for the uppers and depending on how much I beat myself up
 doing the rest of it I may tackle the uppers.  I've
 been battling rheumatoid arthritis but now have medication
 that has me feeling better than I have in many months.  So
 I'm feeling like I can tackle at least some of it.
 
 Paul L.
 
 On Thursday,
 April 6, 2017 at 8:16:02 PM UTC-5, Paul L.  
 http://1962to1965mopar.ornocar.org/ml-le wrote:I
 took my 63 to the shop today for a front end alignment.  I
 had turned up the torsion bars for  more ground
 clearance.  Well they told me I need new ball joints upper
 and lower and new tie rod ends, plus a radius arm bushing
 (?).  They estimated the job at $1200.  I'm thinking I
 can do most of the work myself and save $$$$.  I've
 priced the parts on Rock Auto and they are probably less
 than $200.  Any pitfalls in doing this work?
 
 Paul L.
 
 
 
 
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