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Question related to lower ball joint on 71 Cuda

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  1. Cud@

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    I need some help identifying how the lower ball joint is attached to the spindle on a 71 Cuda with disc brakes because my car has been disassembled for about 20 years. My question is are there washers between the nut and back of the ball joint where the ball joint attaches to the spindle or is there just the nut? I appreciate any help I can get with this question.
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    Just the nut
     
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    You need to get yourself a Factory Service Manual. They are available free online.
     
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    Thank you for your help!
     
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    Hello moparlee, any idea where I find the service manual on line?
     
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    there were 2 types of bolts used earlier years used a castlenut with a cotter pin , later years used a crimped locknut
     
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    That was the information I was looking for.
    Thank you!
     
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