Slight play in lower wishbone ball joint

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Slight play in lower wishbone ball joint

Servicing the car and noted very slight movement in the L/H front lower ball joint.  Can't be seen but can be felt by using a bar a raising the wheel while a finger is under the bolt.  Accompanied by a slight click (not as bad as a clonk!).  Car is a Wide track 99 1.8 K series.  What needs to be changed.  Is it just a joint or the whole L/H lower wishbone or upright as well?  Slight vertical movement only, no lateral.  R/H side has no play at all.

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Spherical bearing and circlip in lower wishbone. Can be a swine to remove.
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Part number ABWT10 for the bearing from your local bearing stockists or on line bearing supplier
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This thread details the type. The bearing is generally available, circlip not so sure maybe try Redline. To remove mine I used some threaded bar and selection of washers and sockets.

https://www.lotus7.club/forum/techtalk/front-spherical-bearings

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Excellent.  Thanks Guys.

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