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  1. Control Arms and Ball Joints

    OEM Issues
    So I got an inspection done today because the truck wasn't 'feeling' right. I've got an '05 Trailblazer LTZ 4x4. I haven't really driven it very much over the past few years due to my wife and I working very near each other out of town and carpooling with our much more fuel-efficient Elantra...
  2. Problem with Lower Ball Joint on 08 Envoy Denali - help!

    OEM Issues
    :coffeeHello, I'm having trouble replacing the lower ball joints on my 2008 Envoy Denali. the car has about 160k on it and is originally from michigan so has a far amount of rust on it.. I detached all connecting arms and upper ball joint, as well as, the nut going to the lower ball joint but...
  3. Ball joint and waterpump replacement, how many hours is fair?

    Hi, I brought my truck in for upper and lower ball joints, water pump and thermostat. The mechanic quoted me 4 hours. The owner charged me over 11!! and marked up the parts 60% on top of it. He will not honour what his mechanic told me. But before I go to BBB to complain, I want to see what...
  4. How to how to tell if your ball joints are bad

    Hey guys, So here is my latest video on how to tell if your ball joints are bad. Let me know what you think! **Also, if the video was helpful, give it a “thumbs up” on YouTube (it helps me out, thanks)***
  5. [SOLVED] How-To: Lower Ball Joint Replacement

    This How-To will show you how to use the Alltrade Tools Kit 46 Ball Joint/U Joint Service Set to replace your lower ball joints. It is important to use this tool kit because it is the only one that I have found to have the correct pieces. I will only cover the steps on how to press the ball...
  6. Replacing ball joints

    For the these things just tap out, do I need heat? Should I go with MOOG, Mevotech, OEM Delco? Prolly change out the lower also, lookls like they will pound out but want to be sure.