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Old 23-05-2020, 04:08 PM   #1
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Hi I recently bought a 4 inch narrowed beam from JK for my beetle. The top tube is 45mm and the seal is 46mm and the ball joint arm is really tight in there. Does anyone have Any advice please?


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Lots of grease and run it in (carefully).
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Lots of grease and run it in (carefully).

Thankyou, is it usual for the top tube to be 1mm smaller?


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If you mean 1mm smaller in diameter . . . no . . . both tubes should be the same.

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Thankyou, is it usual for the top tube to be 1mm smaller?
I donít have one to hand to measure unfortunately. My friendís repro beam had one tight bearing/arm out of the four. As long as it moves once itís in there itíll be fine. The weight of the car will apply a lot of force once in motion.
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