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Re: front suspension



Update:  I've finally got all of the new suspension parts install that I'm going to tackle, ball joints upper and lower, upper control arm bushings, and inner/outer tie rod ends.  Tried to do a shade tree alignment to see if I could get it close enough to safely drive it to the shop that is going to do the rest of the work with less that optimal results.  A trip around the block revealed a distinct pull to the left and small changes with the steering wheel produced squeals from the tires. So it looks like it will make the trip to the shop on a trailer for lower control arm bushing, strut rod bushings, and finally an alignment.

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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