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Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Harriman, TN
The easiest way to dink with the knuckle is to put an extra stand under the LCA to keep the arm from dropping down too far, tie the brake caliper up after you yank it off, and pull all three bolts at the knuckle, grab, and pull.
You'll have the knuckle and axle shaft assembly; you don't need to pull the axle bolt unless you're doing bearings.
A flat screwdriver might be needed to pop the axle out of the diff, but I never have needed one.
That way you can put the whole thing in the bench vice and replace the bushings there; makes it a lot easier.
Red '96 Cougar XR-7 240k mi. '02 4R70W, PST DS : '03 PI engine, 04 maf, 24lb injectors, 2.5" exhaust, '02 4r70w + Jmod, DirtyD0g TC + cooler + 3/8" lines, 255 walbro fp. Alpine system.
Black '96 Cougar XR-7 (Lazarus) 210k mi PI Intake, '02 4R70W, Jmod, PST DS, GrogTune, Konis, Mark LCA+Poly, racecougar Custom Engine Chain, and JL and racecougar Bracing.
Black '97 Tbird Limited Edition, '02 4R70W, 255 walbro, PST DS, PBR Brakes&SS lines, Toicko Blues & Springs, GrogTune.
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