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Old 12-24-2010, 07:09 PM
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Mustang II MBM 2" Drop Spindles

I have a set of MBM Mustang II 2" drop spindles attached to screw in type tubular A arms top and bottom. The problem I'm having is with the ball joint's dust boots. The bottom dust boot is completely collapsed and the top is not quite as bad. I also noticed that washers are used under the locking nut as spacers. Could I have the wrong ball joints for these spindles, if anyone have experience anything similar I would appreciate any help.



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Either the wrong ball joints or the taper in the spindles is cut too deep. I would go for wrong ball joints. As ball joints are available with several different size tapered studs.
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The screw in ball joints are Chrysler and they are longer above the taper than a MII spindle. All of them I installed need the washer to take up the space between the nut and spindle.
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