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Trucks starting to ride like ca ca.

I was on the freeway yesterday going to my 2nd job and was cruising at about 70MPH and the truck was bouncing all over the place and really shakey... I'm guessing the ball joints are going bad?

Should I change out the uppers as well or just the lowers?
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Thats the crappy thing about running 35s on IFS. I would go ahead and change out the uppers and lowers.
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could be the shocks.
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Thats the crappy thing about running 35s on IFS. I would go ahead and change out the uppers and lowers.
Thanks! It used to run great, nice and smooth, but I'm nearing 100k and I think they are about done.

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could be the shocks.
Got them re-charged before I had them installed on. I don't think it's them.
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Oh yes its defn time to change then lol. I'm going to go ahead and change mine when I install my spindles, I'm at 70k so they can't be far away from going bad anyway.
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Oh yes its defn time to change then lol. I'm going to go ahead and change mine when I install my spindles, I'm at 70k so they can't be far away from going bad anyway.
Definately.

I already have brand new MOOG lowers and MOOG tie rod ends from rockauto.com, I just haven't purchased the uppers yet... I guess I'll get those next and get everything installed at once. Then time for another alignment :(

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I have to do mine also, but its going to have to wait until after I pay for school.....
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I installed new uppers but not the lowers. The lowers are a pain. I couldn't get the knuckle off from the ball joint.
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I installed new uppers but not the lowers. The lowers are a pain. I couldn't get the knuckle off from the ball joint.
I heard the uppers are more of a pain then the lowers?
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I knocked the uppers out like nothing. Maybe it's a pain since you have to take the whole arm off. I guess I can see where it's more of a pain because after I changed them I had to get an alignment.
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Just check them with a crowbar...

04edge posted the proper way to do it.
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I do the same method...but ussing a big ole screwdriver.
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Roger that.

Thanks bro's!
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