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3" lift issue

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by Khoranic » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:15 pm

Hey guys, so I have Marks kit on my TB. My issue is now my driver side upper ball joint is at like a 45 degree angle and the knuckle is hitting the spring. Any idea how to correct this? The passenger side is perfect.
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by ErikSS » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:42 pm

It's common to "Flip and switch" the upper control arms to help with ball joint angle. The drivers side goes on the passenger side, Upside Down. And vice versa. Sometimes the spring pushes on the spindle until you put weight on it and turn the wheel back and forth a couple times.
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by Rickalicka18 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:27 am

To add to what Erik said you will also most likely need a dremel or sawzall to cut some of the inside fender to get to those bolts easier.
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by AWCougar » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:00 pm

I never did that so it is a pain in my ass whenever I have to do anything with the uppers
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by Rickalicka18 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:22 pm

I usually don't resort to cutting things but when I got the bolts out about a 1/4 of the way it seemed like the only route to getting them out, lol.
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