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what size socket do i need!?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ilikeitloud, Mar 10, 2004.

  1. ilikeitloud

    ilikeitloud 1/2 ton status

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    umm i seem to have misplaced my set of sockets and i needto know what size i need for the upper ball joint bolt and what size for the bolt on the tierod end. this ia a gm 3/4ton 10bolt
     
  2. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    upper balljoint is around 1-1/16 and I think tierod end is 15/16. Don't quote me on that though but I am pretty sure it's close
     
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    i think the upper is larger than 1 1/4
     
  4. heavy4x4

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    The upper balljoint is 1 5/16".
    Lower is either 1 1/8" or 1 1/16".

    Tierods...can't remember, I think either 7/8" or 15/16".
     
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    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    OK just got home and checked upper is 1 5/16's and tie rod is 1 1/8
     
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    heavy4x4 1/2 ton status

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    Wow, I didn't remember the tie-rod being that big. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif Ah well. /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

    /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I could have the wrong nuts on there too lol /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    the tie rod nuts are smaller than the drag ling ends.
     

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