clearance between on swivel balljoint

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clearance between on swivel balljoint

Post by marrowpe » Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:29 am

on my BX TRD Break there is some clearance between swivel balljoint and suspension arm (see picture). Does anybody have experience with that? How can I fix it? Which part is required?
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Re: clearance between on swivel balljoint

Post by rutter123 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:14 pm

It's a swivel joint , it's supposed to have a gap to allow for up/down movement it is a taper fitting into the suspension arm, it looks ok to me unless your ball-joint is worn but this would require further investigation.
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