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mike49

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:cry: i was driving along a dirt track to wild dog hill (whyalla) and stupid me tryed to change the cd in the cd player, and the car drifted to the side of the road, then when i looked up it was too late, went straight over a big lump, stopped, had a look, and instead of my wheel being l is it / (drivers side front wheel)

ive got some pics, i dont knw what parts i need can someone tell me what ive broke or bent and tell me what i need, and btw the car is very low at the front, thats why i took a pic of the otherside with the mag to show how low it is.

im freaking out here, i love this car to death :cry:
 

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bent the strut where it comes out the cast section down the bottom ide say buy the looks thats why the tyre is hitting the spring mount new strut time
 

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how much do you think that will cost?
new?
second hand?

thanks for your reply mate

i also noticed the bolt (ball joint thing) is bent too where is connects to the knuckle
 

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Your strut is cactus as allready said.
If you mean the lower arm with the ball joint then compair it to the other side.
if you mean the on BEHIND the wheel on the steering rack then you will need a new rod for the rack end.
Also check the strut top plate to see if the strut punched through.
2nd hand struts are cheap as.
Check the local dump.
 

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heres the pics, one of the damaged side (drivers side) and the other side which is fine to compare it too (passenger)
 

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pulled it all apart, the bolt and or ball joint that comes up from the control arm and joins to the knuckle is bent
 

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what bolt the ball joint one down the bottom of this pick
 

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yeah that bolt is bent

is it strut usable or do i need a new one?
 

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if the ball joint is bent you need a new one and a new strut
 

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you need a new strut, just go to the wreckers and pull one out of another vn, its really not that hard and get a new ball joint
 
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