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so i've never seen a king pin...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by colbystephens, Oct 13, 2006.

  1. colbystephens

    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    how is it different from a ball joint? anyone got a pic. comparison of both? what's the advantage of the king pin?
     
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    A king pin will take a lot more load without failing because it is solid metal throughout. A ball joint has a lot less to it, but I believe it is a cheaper way to build the axle pivot points.
     
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    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    that's quite the write up!
     

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