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Old 09-19-2010
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Front end question

Ok so my front end is all kinds of messed up. I know I have negative camber. It squeaks out of it's mind every time I compresses or decompresses and my alignment is off.

Ok, so where do i start with trying to fix this. I looked under the truck and found to camber bolts on the passenger side. Lower control arm only. I've heard my bushings and ball joints need to be replaced due to the squeaks. For the joints, what do I need? What all is there? I found online that for the uppers I have to buy new arms and for the lowers I can just replace the joint. for the lower is there more then just the ball joint? Would this help my camber or wold I need to add more camber bolts? I know at the end of all of this I need to get an alignment.

Thanks for your help and inputs.

CC is a 2000 XLT 2.5L 5-speed manual
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Old 09-19-2010
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$202 for all new MOOG ball joints.

get MOOGs. period.

replace tie rods?

not sure about camber and caster, never dealt with it.

get alignment at like Firestone. $80 max. if it's more then go somewhere else.
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