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  1. L322 2003-2005+ Front Ball Joints Comparison/Review [VIDEO]

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi all, I recently went through an ordeal with ball joints on both of my rovers and have tested several manufacturers' offerings so I made a video describing my experiences with them. Just wanted to share and hope it helps you all out. BTW, by the end of the video I got the terminology for...
  2. Which size boots for our ball joints?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Boots are disintegrated off the ball joints, but ball joints are still very tight. Want to just replace the boots packed with fresh grease. Can anyone indicate what size the boots are? https://polyboots.com/tie-rod-end-and-ball-joint-boot-14x31x23-mm-black-type-1
  3. Squeaking ball joint

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    TLDR; ball joint is squeaking again, seeking advice on protective measures My RRS SC 07' sees a fair amount of dirt. A few months ago it started creaking on the front left corner when it would hit a bump after a muddy weekend at hungry valley. The culprit ended up being the control arm ball...
  4. Recommended work during ball joint replacement???

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I’m getting all new ball joints on my truck later this week. I’m going to have new axle seals installed during the process FTC4822. Other than pads and rotors if they are bad is there anything else I should have done while it’s torn apart? I’ve already done new D bushings and anti sway bar...
  5. L322 2010 detachable tow ball missing _ but what is its name

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi folks, new proud owner of a 2010 l322 4.4 There is the makings of a tow bar underneath, and twin sockets, but the bar itself seems to be like nothing for sale.. There is a squRe tube with a vertical rectangular hole under the centre of the bar itself. All the bars other than this one i have...
  6. Ball joint question

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    All, I have a 2008 RR HSE, 115,000 miles. About five months ago I had the front suspension replaced at a shop, both air struts. Now, when I drive over small bumps or cracks in the road, I hear a kind of single knock coming from under the hood area or the suspension. I don't remember the noise...
  7. DIY: Front Upper/Lower Ball Joints

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Here’s a how-to guide on doing ball joints. Sorry I don’t have any pics. I hate grabbing my phone with greasy hands. I’ll do my best to describe. I had issues were the clicking/popping sound, imprecise steering feel, and slight wobble at high speed. My ball joints were worn out, even though...
  8. Lower control arm ball joint

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hello I have purchased two lower control arms from different vendors. One is supposed to be moog but it came with a tall ballpoint boot. The one from the other vendor came with the normal ball joint boot. As I’m confused on which I should go with booth items seemed to come shipped different then...
  9. Ball joint

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hello all, Has anyone ever performed a front-upper- control arm ball joint replacement only? I searched the Internet but could only find info on the lower ball joint. Can a non-rover mechanic perform this on an 06 4.2 v8? Thank you all in advance.
  10. T-50 Torx Bolts for Lower Front Suspension Ball Joint

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Where do you get these bolts? The lower ball joints did not come with new ones, which is unacceptable considering they appear to be torque-to-yield and are all deformed when you remove them. I can't find these bolts on any of the parts websites. Below is the RAVE photo of what I'm talking...
  11. upper ball joint removal help

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    The one with the torx bolts on either side. I had no problem separating the control arms using a ball joint split, or removing the lower ball joint, The upper with arm separated seems to be a real problem. No access to get a press over it really unless there is some specialized tool I'm unaware...
  12. Question about small ball bearings.

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hello everyone, I had 2 front airbags blow and a rear one that had a slow leak. So I did the Strutmasters coil conversion, because I could do it myself with my limited space and tools, and it was FAR cheaper of a fix. The install went good, but while we were working on the front passenger...
  13. new crystal ball feature - anyone use it????

    General Chatter
    So in messing around with the internet on the new 2017, i found you can get far out predictions for the weather. trying to see if it work on the business web sites so i can get some stock tips. anyone else use this new cool feature?
  14. Ball bearings?

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hi Guys, I can hear a faint humming noise coming from my front end for the past week. It almost sounds like my tires need to be replaced, but they are fairly new and in good shape. The sound goes away at higher speeds. I have almost 100k miles. Could this be a warning sign that I will need new...
  15. Steering wheel play - Tighten set screw? Ball Joints

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi all, I'm having some play in my steering wheel, at all speeds. When the vehicle is parked, I could easily turn the steering wheel back and force for about half an inch on each side without feeling any resistance. Surely the front wheels do not move. At low speeds the play is still there but...
  16. lube ball joint before pressing in?

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    I'm part way through the ball joint exercise and it's going ok. However, the top ball joint I started with was very hard to press out and I have the new one pressed in to within about 3/16 inch of seating, but it's become very hard to make progress and I don't want to force anything excessively...
  17. Removing Ball Joint from Knuckle

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Reading through the forum it seems people have issues removing the ball joint from the knuckle, the one attached with torx screws not the one integral to the lower control arm. I'm chasing down a rattle when turning over uneven road, should I replace the tie rod end as well? Is it a big deal...
  18. Tool needed to remove the swivel ball joint steering knuckle

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    Hi Here is the progress so far - as you will see from the pix - the upper ball joint will not budge the c-clamp is clearly bending this is a kit from H*** Freight tools Any body know where I can get the proper tool - one that is man enough for the job. A web search has a few that are almost a...
  19. Ball joint issue

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Hi friends i replace my rear upper ball joint bushings the other day the left side was hell getting out and putting back in but the right side came out pretty easy and i put it back in with my hand so now its sliding back and forth is there any way i can stop it from moving or is there a left...
  20. front ball joints.

    Range Rover Mark II / P38
    ok so i,ve got to bite the bullet and replace my front ball joints.i have read a fair bit of info about this but i,m not too sure about replacing the oil seals.Some say you need to centralize the oil seal with a tool others say it will be ok if you dont move the adjuster nut.Living in Spain i...
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