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BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

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BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby nivek » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:02 pm

IF ANY ONE HAS BOUGHT BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY I WOULD URGE YOU TO REPLACE THEM.
I PUT THEM IN MY CAR LAST YEAR AND I WAS DRIVING LAST WEEK AND THE BALL JOINT SEPERATED ON MY DRIVERS SIDE. CAR COLLAPSED ON ROAD AND MADE s@3! OF WING, BUMPER, UPPER SUSPENSION ARM AND TRACK ROD END. THANK FU*K I WASNT GOING FAST AS I WAS ONLY PULLING OUT OF A JUNCTION. THERE WAS NO KNOCKS OR RATTLES OUT OF THE CAR BEFORE THIS .
REPLACED THEM WITH BLUEPRINT ONES THE DAY AFTER AND THE BLUEPRINT ONES WERE AT LEAST 40% BIGGER.
CHANGE THEM IF YOU HAVE THEM.
BIGGEST MISTAKE I EVER MADE PUTTING THEM IN MY CAR
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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby nenaghcorolla » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:13 pm

was considering getting these till you put up this thread... wat company was it you got them off ?

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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby Damok » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:23 pm

Sorry to hear about this, You cant go wrong with getting parts from Nick the site trader :wink:
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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby nenaghcorolla » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:25 pm

must get onto nick on monday so......

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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby poTTa » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:31 pm

:shock:

scary story there mate......

good thing no one was hurt!!!...

i always say.....buy only genuine brake, suspension and steering parts......dont 4uck about with cheap stuff...
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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby Damok » Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:59 pm

Am i right in saying you were going to take the car to the ring :?:
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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby jarocki » Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:24 pm

wow that is terrible. do you have the pictures of what the lower ball joints looked like?

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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby Alex-evita » Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:30 pm

i have ones from ebay my self cheap ones :shock: will check it 2moro morning . :shock: :shock: but so far looks fine :?
do it once and do it right !!!

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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby jarocki » Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:32 pm

why is there a way to check if they are gone or not? but like was said there was no sign anything was wrong?

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Postby Alex-evita » Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:37 pm

jarocki wrote:why is there a way to check if they are gone or not? but like was said there was no sign anything was wrong?

if i remove it i can check torque and visual damage.ball joint not easy to brake. ball join pressed in with huge pressure weigh .
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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby jarocki » Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:47 pm

yeah true i wonder what caused it to go so wrong because i got mine off ebay too. trying to save a few quid.

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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby dr_jetz » Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:35 am

Thanks for this information, I just replaced mine
3 months ago, got them from ebay :(
I think better to change them again as soon
as possible than sorry.

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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby nivek » Sun Jul 17, 2011 3:21 am

first of all. Been to the ring in her already. All went fine. As for parts off nick i got all new bushes off him and fitted 3 days ago. Ordering upper arms and track rod ends off him now. As for checkin ball joints, i check my cars suspension every month. Had car on lift 3 weeks ago and there was no play or knocks in ball joints. I would recommend changin them if you currenty have them even if the APPEAR fine. They were the only cheap part i put in car in two years and the only one 2 fail and 2 fail without warning. I was just aboot 2 take her for a nice rip!! Tank fu.k it happened wen it did
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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby poTTa » Sun Jul 17, 2011 4:40 am

ive been hearing this slight knock - like a distant short knock - coming from the front wheels....

only if im driving with the A/C on do i hear it....

and only when i drive over abrupt bumps on either one or both wheels...

is this related?........ :shock:

Im freakin out now.....i already set up a meet with the mechanic tomoro...
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Re: BOTTOM BALL JOINTS FROM EBAY!!!

Postby Damok » Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:52 am

Main thing is your alright and no one was hurt :wink: As much of a pain it is, the car can be fixed. :?
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