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HAHA, I finally got it Sunday Morning... (archive)

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Posted by Nick P. on July 30, 2001 at 08:26:15:

One thing else you may want to use if the "gentle tapping on the ball joint" doesn't work. Try a "little flammable gas" from a small torch, my torch was out of oxygen, but a friend brought over a small MAPP torch, and TADA!, 20 minutes later the car was done, torqued, and rolling down the road.

Thanks to all who offered advice, and tonight, I will try ti post some pics of the old arms. Wow, the ball joints were SHOT.


-Next repair, sway bar end links and tie rod ends ( they are all shot too )

-Nick Panich
non-shimmying 1994 530ia


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