Install Tips

INSTALL TIPS FOR TOYOTA BALL JOINT STYLE UPPER CONTROL ARMS

    1. Raise vehicle on hoist, or set on jackstands, remove wheels.
    2. Remove bolts holding abs wire so that it is loose.
    3. Unbolt upper ball joint and separate it from knuckle, mark upper cam-bolts and then remove them.
    4. Re-install cam-bolts to marked positions and snug the bolts.
    5. Before bolting the upper ball joint to the knuckle, cycle the arm up and down to ensure there is adequate clearance in the frame bracket. If there is interference, simply grind the frame where needed.
    6. Remove cap to Grease Ball joint.
    7. Fasten abs wire to arm with zip-ties or bracket if equipped. make sure it is routed in a way that it cannot come in contact with moving parts.
    8. Re-install wheels, etc. take vehicle to alignment shop for alignment.

    *Installation should be done by professional with suspension experience. Suspension should be cycled prior to driving to avoid over-extension of steering components, cv’s etc. Factors vary by shock length used, etc.