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Trimming Inner C

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The inner C is pressed on with a several hundred tons of force at the factory, so the chunk of tube inside the C has to be relieved of its press fit. Adkins finished removing what was left of the weld and then carefully torched out a small section of the tube to relieve the press fit. When it’s done right, you can actually see where the tube stops and the inner C begins. Then he simply took a hammer and popped the tube out of the inner C. He said kingpin axles have a much tighter press fit than ball joint axles.