Posted 04 March 2018 - 04:22 PM
It isn't necessary. Remove the nut, smack the knuckle a few times with a hammer, it'll pop loose. Especially if they're that new.
Or go to a parts store and rent a tie rod press big enough to slip over that point in the knuckle and push it out.
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