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Hey Yall.What would be a good way to prevent the Ball Joints from breaking while I am Hopping?I have heard of Welding chains but I have never seen what it looks like with the Chains.Anyone got any pics of that?Any other ways of stopping the ball Joints from breaking?,


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i have tried the chains and it does help, but after a while i broke the chain right off the frame. get unbrakeable ball joints. i did that and never broke again. i just wish i would of done that from the start, instead i broke 6 cheep balljoints and bent 3 rims.
 

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make ball joints from power balls or pro hopper makes inbreakale ball points
 

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Originally posted by 4PUMPEDMONTE@Sep 20 2003, 04:36 PM
make ball joints from power balls or pro hopper makes inbreakale ball points
there is always that....


or wels a bead around the ball joint... in the area where it swivels......, or buy ball joint keepers, and weld them in.......
 

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I've had problems with that nut stripping so we just weld the nut up, on these hog diesel truck ball joints (or unbreakables from Napa) and weld a bead around the ball joint. Chains restrict movement which sometimes takes away from the performance of you hop. ;)
 

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get them from napa(its the same one hydro shops sell), and weld in some ball joint savers/keepers.

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Originally posted by 4PUMPEDMONTE@Sep 20 2003, 02:36 PM
make ball joints from power balls or pro hopper makes inbreakale ball points
Pro Hopper doesnt make them, they just sell them at a highly inflated price, pick them up at Napa! I forget the part number on them, but I am sure someone has it. I know it's listed on this site multilple times, but the search feature is turned off right now.
As for pix of chains up front, hit up Hydrota, I believe he has some pix of his! :cool:
 

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Originally posted by Chris+Sep 21 2003, 09:54 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Chris @ Sep 21 2003, 09:54 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteBegin--4PUMPEDMONTE@Sep 20 2003, 08:36 PM
make ball joints from power balls or pro hopper makes inbreakale ball points
fucker you stole my avi :angry: :machinegun: :guns:[/b][/quote]
You tell him Chris!!! :biggrin:
 

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Originally posted by westrides@Sep 21 2003, 08:29 PM
the part number for the napa unbreakable's is 260-1091
Good lookin out!
 

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So I shouldnst Buy The ProHopper Ball Joints?I should get some from Napa?OK Thats cool.
 

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Originally posted by 77monte4pumps@Sep 22 2003, 03:37 PM
how bad do ball joints break if im onl;y hoppin like 30 inches or less??
BALLJOINTS BREAK MOSTLY FROM HOPPING WITH OUT THE UPPER A-ARMS EXTENDED, THEY STILL SNAP SOMETIMES EVEN WITH THE A`S EXTENDED BUT IF YOU EXTEND THEM AND GET THE NAPA`S YOU`RE SAFE AS YOU`LL EVER BE...
 

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Originally posted by badass 64+Sep 22 2003, 01:24 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (badass 64 @ Sep 22 2003, 01:24 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteBegin--77monte4pumps@Sep 22 2003, 03:37 PM
how bad do ball joints break if im onl;y hoppin like 30 inches or less??
BALLJOINTS BREAK MOSTLY FROM HOPPING WITH OUT THE UPPER A-ARMS EXTENDED, THEY STILL SNAP SOMETIMES EVEN WITH THE A`S EXTENDED BUT IF YOU EXTEND THEM AND GET THE NAPA`S YOU`RE SAFE AS YOU`LL EVER BE...[/b][/quote]
ooohhh fuck... anyone wanna buy a set of unextended chromed uppers for a 73-77 monte carlo??

possibly the same arms as many 70's caprices and caddys... :biggrin:
 
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