Well I got the new one from RedRock and when I tightened the nuts on the pitman and knuckle, I hit the shoulder of the bolt on the joint and it was still loose. So I put the old one back on and tightened it up. Seems to be nice and tight and drives well, but the nut went so far down it’s below the hole for the castle nut.
Is it possible the holes in pitman and knuckle got reamed out?
I’m doing ball joints on that side soon so no big deal, but they are kinda pricey. Haven’t checked the pitman arm price but I know the one on my truck was a pita to get off.
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