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Front suspension reinstall

Ok guys, I'm stuck. Got all the new parts I needed and I removed the whole lower control arm to have new bushings pressed in.

Now I'm trying to tighten the nut for the lower ball joint to the knuckle.

It just spins freely, so how do you get this tightened????
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Does the threaded end have a cutout for a hex key?

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