Fits into a tapered hole in the steering knuckle. A protective encasing prevents dirt from getting into the joint assembly. Motion control ball joints tend to be retained with an internal spring, which helps to prevent vibration problems in the linkage.
- A ball joint consists of a bearing stud and socket enclosed in a casing, which is tapered and threaded
- Ball joints are the pivot between the wheels and the suspension of an automobile
- Male thread, left handed
- For high cycling, heavy-duty applications