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Old 11-18-2019, 04:58 PM
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Working on a '64 GP. Having a hard time finding lower ball joints that fit the 1 1/2" hole in the lower arm. All have the ones for 1 13/16" hole. Anyone else run into this? Know who has them?

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Old 11-18-2019, 07:51 PM
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1959-1964 should be the same.

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Old 11-18-2019, 11:53 PM
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1959-1964 should be the same.
Depends when in 1964 the vehicle was built. My 64 Catalina was assembled in March, 1964. It uses the same lower ball joints as a 65.

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Old 11-19-2019, 08:21 PM
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Depends when in 1964 the vehicle was built. My 64 Catalina was assembled in March, 1964. It uses the same lower ball joints as a 65.
I have never run into that!

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Old 11-20-2019, 12:58 AM
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I know. It’s an oddball but ‘63/early ‘64 seems to be a change over period in front suspension parts.

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I never ran into that either. Look on e-Bay for some NOS Moog ball joints..

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Are the lower ball joints on your '64 press fit? I don't see why the size of the hole in the lower A-arm would make a difference. I have a '64 GP built in December of '63 and the ball joints are attached to the lower A-arm by three small nuts and bolts each. Is that how the '65s are? I ordered my ball joints (uppers and lowers) a few years ago and got MOOG replacements. I don't remember having a problem finding them.

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1959-1970 B Body Pontiac lower ball joints are not pressed in.

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No they bolt in.. Thank God..

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