1993 Chevy Astro high ball joint

Tiny
JUICEAKA5
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  • 1993 CHEVROLET ASTRO
Suspension problem
1993 Chevy Astro 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

the high ball joint broke the other day i was wondering how do i take it off.


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Monday, June 22nd, 2009 AT 7:53 AM

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Tiny
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You have to get rid of those 4 rivets.

I have the best luck using a flat chisel and a hammer to remove just the head of the rivet.
Some people prefer to drill or grind them off.

The new ball joint will probably come with 4 bolts and nuts to put it on with.
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Monday, June 22nd, 2009 AT 9:57 AM

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