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Joshpath



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:33 pm    Post subject: Front lower and upper Ball Joints Reply with quote

Looking for advice on replacing my front upper and lower ball joints
And which brand of ball joints would be ideal.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If I was going to do just the ball joints, I would go with Moog #'s K80660 and K80647.

That said, Nissan recommends replacing the entire control arm; they don't offer ball joint separately. Most of the aftermarket brands are pretty consistent in quality, be it Dorman, Moog, Mevotech A/C Delco or Beck~Arnley, although warranties may vary. If I was going that route, I'd get camber/caster bolts for the lower control arms. In some cases, the control arms bolts may need to be cut out with a Sawzall because they have been known to seize with the sleeve in the bushing,
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Coolbeans. I'm hearing about replacement of the whole control arm.
I'm going to be wise and replace the whole arm.
Thanks.
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