what are king pins?


Asked by Oct 21, 2009 at 12:09 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Usually used in Ford trucks and some older vehicles - It would be similar to the balljoints in cars. Totally different design however. A pin and Two bearings and a sleeve per side Expensive to repair Pictured is one being done - The Pin is 90% out the bottom

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