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Old 04-12-2018, 11:47 PM   #1
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Meyle control arm ball joints

Does anyone have experience swapping out Meyle control arm ball joints? Perhaps without the special tool Meyle uses in their youtube vid.

Prefer to Diy it at home and already have the replacement parts with me. Advice on tools that can be rented thats suitable would be appreciated.


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Old 12-27-2019, 11:59 PM   #2
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I have, but I have a 20T shop press. Takes quite a bit of force to get them out. I think it would be very hard with a bushing press type of tool. I don't think the ones in the video have been on the car that long. After 50k miles/4 years, they are in there pretty tight. They made a hell of a bang when they finally broke free.

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