well i was going to reuse them till Thursday when i got paid but now im just going to wait since the shaft spun on the vise grip and now its leaking lol good thing i only have to drive for a few miles.
I used a socket and pipe to break off the part above the nut then put the impact gun on the nut. just bump the trigger, then let it stop, bump the trigger, let it stop, trigger...etc. about a minute later, nuts off.
Is $800 a reasonable price out the door for the following:
Replace driver and passenger side upper control arms
Replace idler arm
Replace pitman arm
Replace inner and outer tie rods both sides
Replace lower ball joints both sides
Replace passenger side CV axle
Front end alignment
2003 LS 4.3 4x4
I was replacing the shocks today and I noticed the driver's rear bump stop mount had a large rust hole in it. I started poking at it and the whole thing basically disintegrated. Looked like dirt got up in it somehow and caused it to rust out. Does anyone know if I can get a whole replacement...
So I took advantage of quarantine and slowly rebuilt the front end of my 1998 Chevy S10 (2wd). It started with just changing ball joints, but soon realized **** near everything needed fixing.
So here is what I changed:
all ball joints
upper and lower control arm bushings
Did you know you can get cheap Zq8 sway bars? Did you know that these "special" bars didn't only come in the extreme's and zq8 trucks?
EVERY SINGLE 4 DOOR BLAZER has the front bar. and 90% of them have the rear bar!!!!!!
So i have a friend with the Zq8 bars, and i have a friend with an...
Getting ready to replace my ball joints(upper and lower). Just looking for solid suggestions on which ball joints or kits y'all found to be the best.
89 standard cab 2wd 2.8l long bed 5/7 drop
feel free to drop links and or part#'s
Thanks in advance