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Old 04-24-2018, 01:33 PM   #1
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Bigger ball joints ?????

My lower ball joint on my 63 fits a little loose.Dowa Anybody know who might sell a oversized one? I called Moog and they have nothing. Anybody else having this issue ?
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Old 04-24-2018, 11:37 PM   #2
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Re: Bigger ball joints ?????

Is it loose in the spindle or in the lower control arm? I think you will just have to replace the part that is worn.
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Old 04-25-2018, 06:33 AM   #3
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Re: Bigger ball joints ?????

if the ball joint socket is not worn beyond repair, you might be able to re-ream the taper so the joint just sits slightly lower, but solidly, in the tapered socket.

This would only work for minor damage to the taper. FWIW
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Old 04-25-2018, 07:34 AM   #4
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Re: Bigger ball joints ?????

On my old 70, I put a few tack welds in the a-arm area, then smoothed them out and it basically rebuilt the taper area and the ball joint fit in the socket hole tightly again.
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Old 04-27-2018, 10:08 PM   #5
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Re: Bigger ball joints ?????

I had off-road truck I had to gusset the socket on the upper A arm and tack weld the ball-joint into. With out doing that I kept blowing the joint out on landings.
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Old 04-27-2018, 10:18 PM   #6
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My lower ball joint on my 63 fits a little loose.Dowa Anybody know who might sell a oversized one? I called Moog and they have nothing. Anybody else having this issue ?
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