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Old 06-16-2013, 11:50 AM
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What is this little thing?

This steel nubbin is what rubs when I'm at full turn. I've added washers to the turn stops, but this thing still rubs my tire lugs. Can I remove them?

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Old 06-16-2013, 11:54 AM   #2
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It's a grease zerk. You can change it out for a smaller one that doesn't have the 90° bend.

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Old 06-16-2013, 12:26 PM
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Ohhhh. Grease fitting. Got it. Too bad it sticks out that direction. Grrrr.
May add another couple of washers to the turn stops instead of monkeying with that.
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What is that attached to? O_o
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Old 06-16-2013, 01:45 PM   #5
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Looks like a sway bar connector. Mine are dry.
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That's attached to the sway bar end link. Two things you can do. Put on wheels with more offset or spacers. Also you could take the grease fitting out and put a plug in it. They only stick out an 1/8 in. or so and reinstall the grease fitting only to grease it. You should be able to get a plug at any auto parts store.
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I thought it looked like some kind of fitting. Seems like a strange place to need grease. You sure I'm ok backing that fitting out and replacing it with just a plug?
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Yes, just save youre grease fitting to grease it when needed and you see the black rubber boot? well under that is grease and a ball socket similar to a ball joint or tie rod. Ohh and sorry, I'm slow today. "what is this little thing" ... That's what she said. Ohh snap.

Sorry I had to get that out.
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Old 06-16-2013, 03:04 PM
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Hah. Nice.
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Old 06-16-2013, 04:13 PM   #10
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Oh. Looked to me like was bolted to the sheet metal or something. Now I see it.

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