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#1 OFFLINE   kingbuzzie

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Posted 17 October 2020 - 01:15 AM

How do I know if I have aluminum or steel steering knuckle? Was it by year? trim? random from the factory?



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Posted 17 October 2020 - 04:09 AM

Put a magnet on the steering knuckle.

 

If it sticks, it's steel.  Steel is usually painted (iirc black).


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Posted 20 October 2020 - 07:55 PM

Duh. I can't believe I didn't think of that. Thanks!






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