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Pressing Ball Joints Into Knuckles

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Press new ball joints into the freshly cleaned and painted knuckles; install the bottom one first. If the joints have grease fittings, lube them and install the dust boots. Install the knuckle, and tighten the bottom nut to specifications. The top joint sleeve is adjusted with a spanner wrench to the specified torque, then the top nut is installed and torqued.