Re: Re: Lower Ball joints

From: Chris Reck (
Date: Tue Dec 04 2007 - 22:19:56 EST

On mine, they were riveted as well from the factory. The dealer dealt with
the rivets on the first replacement. I now use the bolts that come with the
Moog ball joints.

Chris Reck
Bloomington, IL

'99 Dakota Sport + CC 4x4 V6 (Deep Amethyst)
"It's not the meat, it's how you apply the rub"

""Josh Battles"" <> wrote in message
> On Tue, December 4, 2007 12:21 pm, Chris Reck wrote:
>> I had the same problem with mine. No amount of hammering and ball joint
>> prying would move those lowers... even with an air impact hammer. I
>> ended
>> up taking mine to a dealer to do.
>> -----------------------------------------------
>> Chris Reck
>> Bloomington, IL
> How are the 4x4 ball joints attached? Mine are riveted so I just cut the
> heads off with an air chisel, drilled them, and then tapped them out with
> a
> mini-sledge.
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