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ball joint

  1. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    I got the awesome honor of working on an '06 Outback last week swapping out lower control arms and installing new ball joints. The car has lived it's life in Pennsylvania where there is a lot of road salt. If you have ever tried removing the bottom knuckle pinch bolt it can be a difficult...
  2. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hello, fellow Outbackers! I just took my new (to me) 2009 2.5 PZEV Outback in for its government required Motor Vehicle Inspection here on the East Coast of Canada and the shop has informed me that the left front ball joint and right front tie rod is in need of replacing. This isn't unexpected...
  3. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    I'm just curious if an alignment is recommended after replacing the front ball joints? also if an alignment is done with bad ball joints is the alignment no good. I have a 2004 outback 2.5l. Thank you.
  4. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Looking for some advice on what all to replace here. I'm taking the extra time at home to do a little spring work on my daily driver. 2002 Subaru Outback LL Bean H6. This is a bit of a beater, so I'm only interested in keeping it safe a reliable. It's gotten to making some clunks while driving...
  5. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Hey all, I'm just about finished up with some maintenance on my wife's 99 Outback Wagon, and the last part to go on was an OEM ball joint, directly from our local Subaru dealer (W&L, always excellent to deal with). They have since closed their parts department, due to this virus, and I can't get...