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UPPER BALLJOINT BOLTS IN W/FLANGE & SEPERATE PLATE...HOW DOES PLATE LINE UP W/BOLT FLANGE & CONTROL ARM?

2003 Chevrolet Blazer • 160 miles

2003 Chevy Blazer LS 4WD V6; installing replacement upper balljoints; 1/4"flange w/4bolt holes fits top of control arm instead of punched rivets; problem is with skinny plate that lines up underneath flange & 4bolt holes; which side of control arm does it sinch up? Extra backing for top? Or sinch underneath? Affect boot?
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Crashwell
April 16, 2012.



The boot and thin plate are on the bottom with the ball joint flange on the top of the arm.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Apr 16, 2012.
. Besides that the hub wont slide away from the spindle on the axle & waiting on rental puller; press for the lower ball joints?

Tiny
Crashwell
Apr 16, 2012.
No, they are rivited as well.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Apr 16, 2012.