I've been told they're a bitch to get off, and you really gotta pound the living crap out of them. It's summer time, and it's hot out . . you sure you wanna go through this?? If it was me, I'd sell the ball joints on eBay and get new control arms, and be done with it in less than half the time. But if you dead set on it, here's some info that might help . .