Upper balljoint bolts in w/flange & seperate plate. How does plate line up w/bolt flange & control arm?

Tiny
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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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Monday, April 16th, 2012 AT 12:21 AM

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

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Monday, April 16th, 2012 AT 12:28 AM
Tiny
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. Besides that the hub wont slide away from the spindle on the axle & waiting on rental puller; press for the lower ball joints?

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Monday, April 16th, 2012 AT 1:29 AM
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No, they are rivited as well.

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Monday, April 16th, 2012 AT 1:32 AM

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