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Old 06-23-2013, 01:14 PM   #1
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re-attaching wiper linkage

My new frame is all painted and ready to go. But how the heck do i re-attach the linkage??




I gave it a tap with a hammer.. no luck. How do you pop the ball joints back in? There isnt enough room to fit some vice grips in there even if i had a big enough pair to get on both ends of the linkage.

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Old 06-23-2013, 01:24 PM   #2
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You need to use channel locks to snap the ball joints back in. They are a pita that is for sure. Also put a dab of grease on the ball before you assemble.

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Old 06-23-2013, 01:47 PM   #3
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crap okay, thanks!
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Old 06-23-2013, 01:48 PM   #4
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one more quick question... should i not have the wiper pivots already fastened to the frame while doing this?
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:31 AM   #5
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It does not hurt to have them fastened. I found it easier to have them fastened.
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