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Offline fourie557

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Ball joint spacers
« on: March 20, 2021, 01:12:15 am »
Hi guy's, my lada came fitted with a lift kit from the previous owner. Now my question is, should you not fit ball joint spacers as well? The two wishbones connects to the wheel knuckle/hub whatever you want to call it. So without spacing the ball joints the spring will always have the same size opening to seat in whether or not you have a spacer for the spring or not, the ride hight won't change just the spring will be more compressed with the spacer. So in order for it to lift you will need ball joint spacers to compensate for the spring spacer? Am I correct? And you need longer shocks with more extension / travel than the standard ones?

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Re: Ball joint spacers
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2021, 08:03:16 am »
Hi,
Correct, 20-25mm is enough, just make sure to use high tensile steel bolts as the original ones will be too short


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