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new upper arms! weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

got these in the mail today from mcneil offroad.

he forgot to send one spacer so i need to get that taken care of and they should be on my truck by wednesday






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niiice...hopefully ill have my new ones in possession this weekend...
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lol, your a dork...but I love you!

PS...they are very pretty, but Im sure they wont stay like that for long once you get them on the truck!
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Those look really good!
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You can try to keep up with me now, Alon ;P .

Took a while, I just wish he got mine to me, 4 months without a vehicle is hard.

Come over Wednesday, we can do 'em in the sand in my backyard so you won't have to rent the shop.
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Nice Alon!

Are you still working at that one shop? I need a front license plate bracket made and know that, that is something that you can easily do.
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Nice Alon!

Are you still working at that one shop? I need a front license plate bracket made and know that, that is something that you can easily do.
ya, give me a call sometime and i'll do it for you

did you want your tow hooks on too?

i'll be in the shop on wednesday working on my truck and could do it thursday for you, lemme know
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stupid question, but is your truck 4wd? if so what difference does those make? just stronger?
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looks great alon.

cant wait to see them one the truck.
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Lookin' good...

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stupid question, but is your truck 4wd? if so what difference does those make? just stronger?
^^ x2
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truck is 2wd.

1. these are ALOT stronger than stock
2.Ball joints wear out uniballs dont
3. ball joints can break, uniballs cant
4. more travel out of these
5. these look cool and thats all that matters in performance so thats why i got em
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so how much are they if you dont mind me asking?

also can they be used on a 4wd?

i know i asked these once but i forget. lol
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bling bling
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what do you have to do to the spindle to mount them?
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they were 500 shipped to me, but i am not sure what the price is for anyone else. There were some issues with deadlines and getting parts together so that was my price.

I am not sure if they work on 4wd, if the stock upper arm is the same on the 2wd and 4wd then these would work.

To get these to work you have to drill out the hole that the ball joint goes into, then drill out a hole in the spindle itself for the nut.

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your sig says fabtech spindles. but those dont look like fabtech. and this may be dumb, but where is your coil spring? And im going to have to see how my shocks mount. I think they are mounted the other way.
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looks good alon, post some pics i wanna see them installed.
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your sig says fabtech spindles. but those dont look like fabtech. and this may be dumb, but where is your coil spring? And im going to have to see how my shocks mount. I think they are mounted the other way.
that pic isnt his truck, and he has t-bars so no coils...
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your sig says fabtech spindles. but those dont look like fabtech. and this may be dumb, but where is your coil spring? And im going to have to see how my shocks mount. I think they are mounted the other way.
his torsion bar is his spring essentially.
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500$ wow thats steep
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your sig says fabtech spindles. but those dont look like fabtech. and this may be dumb, but where is your coil spring? And im going to have to see how my shocks mount. I think they are mounted the other way.

thats not his truck, and his is a 2wd Edge that has t-bars just like your 4x4
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that pic isnt his truck, and he has t-bars so no coils...
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his torsion bar is his spring essentially.
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thats not his truck, and his is a 2wd Edge that has t-bars just like your 4x4

... wait I don't get it could a few more people chime in and explain
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sure it may be steep, but with the setup i will be finished with, its goign to be comparable to the camburg 6.0 if not better for a fraction of the price.

I needed to replace the upper ball joints for a while now, and it iwll be about 300 just for the new upper arms, so its really not that bad.
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I looked up prices for Dana ball joints at NAPA and they told me 75each for the uppers, what kind of $150 each balljoints are you gettin'??
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