steering stiffer and occasionally 'catches' (feels heavy/ resistant). Problem? on 1990 Toyota Camry

this follows installation of RF ball joint (followed later by LF).

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2 answers
IF the problem did NOT exist at all , before the ball joint(s) were replaced , then re-check work. Are you doing the work , or is it being done by a shop?
Have the alignment checked.