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Ball Joint Replace

This album, along with Mike's here: http://forums.audiworld.com/tt/msgs/1557717.phtml covers how to replace a ball joint on the Audi TT (2000-2006).

Parts list:
- 2 Ball joints: p/n 8N0 407 365 A superseded by 8N0 407 365 C
These are available at your favorite Audi parts counter ($140 each) or online source like www.1stvwparts.com ($78.96 each) or www.autohausaz.com ($53.60 each).
- 6 hex nuts, shouldered M10 p/n N 103 320 01
- 2 shouldered hex. nut, self-locking M12X1 p/n N 908 088 01

A specialty tool needed is the ball joint puller, available at www.mytoolstore.com/toolaid/suspn02.html ($15.50).

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Ball joints and ball joint puller
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Ball joints and ball joint puller
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Ball joints
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Ball joints
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TRW 8N0 407 365 C
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TRW 8N0 407 365 C
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Ball joint puller
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Ball joint puller
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Locking hex nuts for top of ball joint
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Locking hex nuts for top of ball joi…
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Hex nuts for bottom of ball joint
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Hex nuts for bottom of ball joint
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Mark control arm position before removing
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Mark control arm position before rem…
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Loosen 18 mm nut
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Loosen 18 mm nut
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Placement of puller
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Placement of puller
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40 mm torx
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40 mm torx
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Vise grip and 40 mm torx
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Vise grip and 40 mm torx
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Old vs. new
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Old vs. new
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16 mm hex nuts hold ball joint to control arm
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16 mm hex nuts hold ball joint to co…
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Insert spindle into suspension
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Insert spindle into suspension
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18mm self locking nut
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18mm self locking nut
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