[DML] Ball joint failure
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[DML] Ball joint failure



Traveling on the highway at speeds of 80+, and the passenger side 
lower ball joint failed me right as I was pulling away from the stop 
sign on the off ramp (swheeeeww). Lower arm hit and dragged on the 
ground and the wheel went forward into the fender-cutting the tire up 
but not blowing it out and only doing very minor damage to the fender. 
I immediately pulled off to the side and jacked up the car to find the 
ball joint nut and pin were no where to be found. Pulled the lower arm 
back up and stuck my trusty 3mm air meter adjusting allen wrench in 
the hole to hold the ball joint and drove 1 minute down the road to my 
apartment. This could have failed me while I was going 80, and that 
scares me so if you haven't looked at them in a while-CHECK YOUR BALL 
JOINTS! -----Dani B., with #5003 still in one piece








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