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Old 07-19-2016, 03:32 PM
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It's time for new ball joints. I have heard a rumor that moog is no longer making quality products. Anybody else hear this? If so, what should I purchase for the old girl. Spicer or Mevotech any good? Thanks. Also, any particular supplier?
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Old 07-19-2016, 05:01 PM
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It's time for new ball joints. I have heard a rumor that moog is no longer making quality products. Anybody else hear this? If so, what should I purchase for the old girl. Spicer or Mevotech any good? Thanks. Also, any particular supplier?
I bought Moog BJs last year for the dually and they had to be returned. Went with Motorcraft to avoid more hassle. Maybe check with NAPA.
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Old 07-19-2016, 09:38 PM
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I bought Moog BJs last year for the dually and they had to be returned. Went with Motorcraft to avoid more hassle. Maybe check with NAPA.
The moogs currently on there I don't believe lasted more the 50k before i started getting a shudder when breaking.
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Supposedly these are pretty good and are rebuild-able without removing them from the truck.

https://www.dynatrac.com/rebuildable...alljoints.html
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XRF ball joints. Made in USA and million mile warranty.

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Moog and all the ball joints at parts store suck.
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Old 07-22-2016, 03:21 AM
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Moog and all the ball joints at parts store suck.
Is this the same and will they fit my 2000 Ex? http://m.ebay.com/itm/151285409905
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Is this the same and will they fit my 2000 Ex? http://m.ebay.com/itm/151285409905
Yes sir!!! That's who I've been buying them from as well.
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I put XRFs on my 250 about 80k ago.
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I put XRFs on my 250 about 80k ago.
Anything else I should order for the install?
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