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GMT 800 Brake Conversion > Silverado HD 2500

Ardenq

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Changing out the lower control arms from stamped/welded steel to forged is on my to do list. I anticipate have to cut off the stamped steel LCAs from the torsion because nothing would remove them the last time I was in there doing ball joints. The forged LCA go on and off easily.
any update on the forged swap? I have stamped arms and I ran into a similar problem as you with the lower ball joint. It didn’t seem to sit all the way in. If I keep reaming I’ll need a 1/2 spacer to keep the nut from borrowing out on the threads. Have you had any problems with the lower ball joint not being completely seated? It’s similar to what you have in your pictures.
 

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