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Old 10-28-2008, 02:54 PM
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2wd dually ball joints

I have an 01 2wd dually with the twin I beam front end. I need to replace the ball joints, What does everybody think of the moog replacement joints over the factory parts. Do the moogs joints also come with the replacement camber sleeve on the upper joint. Just checking my options. My truck has about 82,000 mi they are just getting a little loose and the tires are getting worn on the inside edge. Thanks guys.
 
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The Moog joints seem to be the standard replacement route. That's what I did this spring on my passenger side, and am getting ready to do the same on the driver side just to balance everything back out.

They do not, however, come with the adjustable camber bushings, but it is wise Iin my opinion) to go ahead and install new bushings that are adjustable when you do the joints. That way, if you go to larger tires in teh future, you have more alignment adjustment capabilities already installed, and the adjustable ones are not much more than the fixed bushings.


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Where would I get the adjustable camber bushings, that would be nice for better alignments.
 
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Same parts house you get the Moog's from, as far as I know. Mine came from either O'Reilly's or Napa... don't remember which.

Actually, I was cornered into having a tire/wheel place do mine due to my travel schedule and pending road trip... just did not have the time to do it myself. I will NOT get caught in that trap again - if I can help it. Anyway, I talked with them about getting some of the parts from O'Reilly's because I was considering the Green Stuff pads since they were also doing the front brakes, but I'm not sure where they came from in the end.
 
 
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