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Rear ball joint seperation help please
hey all, im trying to diagnose why there is a huge amount of positive
camber on my rear driver's side tire after my february accident. i took
off the rear brakes and dust shield. Anyway, i havent looked at the
other side so im not sure exactly what it looks like when its in good
condition, but it lookes very bent, it is at an acute angle if looking at
it from the back facing toward the front, but the other one kind of looks
like that, so i dont know.
Anyway, i cant tell upon just looking at the stuff if anything is bent,
but it really doesnt look like it...i really have no idea where the
camber is coming from.
Maybe some of you on here know the most common thing to fail during an
accident when its hit on the bottom like that, i would think its the ball
joint, but i dunno. The control arm and everything looks good, same as
the tie rod...
And also, how do i get the control arm off of the ball joint? I was
pounding on it with a hammer and big screwdriver and trying to pry it off
as i dont have a press or anything. Is there anything else i can try?
Thanks in advance
Michael Sheridan Williams
1985 4000 S Quattro
1986 Oceanic Blue (swoon...), 4000CS Quattro
1985 Coupe GT: Parting out, just ask...most parts available...