Was working on an LS400 1990 vintage, studying the front suspension I was surprised at the design of the lower control arm and the way the ball joint is loaded. I think there are other brands that do the same as well. Personally I think its asking for trouble, all the weight and road shock allocated to that shock spring assy is on the small surface area side of that ball joint. Why didn't they load it to push the ball into the socket instead of pulling out of the open end?
Not going to be very comfortable driving these cars now.
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