Use pb blaster the night before.
Then use a box end, and a BFH to get it loose, THEN the gear wrench.
Gear wrench+BFH= bad idea...even the double wrench idea can strip them out...the sears guy doesn't like me bringing back tools with parts broken off anymore...
I did the drivers' side today, and the passenger side is tomorrow.
Did the lowers, tie rod ends,strut rod bushings... man am I sore...
The book (Ford OEM Manual from Helm) says 'tap the ball joint lightly and it will fall free' My A**!
A 16lb sledge and a pickle fork will definitely remove it tho...
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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