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« on: February 13, 2013, 12:33:38 PM »

Working on my 69 Z. Were the control arms painted and then the  ball  joints   riveted in place?
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« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2013, 01:18:59 PM »

The control arm was assembled to the shaft with bushings and hardware, dipped in paint. Ball joint [and bumper] was installed afterwards and remained natural finish. Which in WI is rust...
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« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2013, 01:31:38 PM »

Of course i just painted mine yesterday and didn't think about it. Thanks William, maybe i will throw some rust colored paint on them and save nature some time.
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