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Old 08-17-2011
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Icon5 Upgrading front suspension/parts with your opinions/Ideas please.

Hey all, it's about that time that my upper/lower ball joints need replacing. I understand that my BL/prekeys are most likely the culprit of my additional wear to my suspension components.....So while those are to be replaced, I was thinking of upgrading the upper/lower control arms and possibly the tie-rods, which are still in ok shape but I'm willing to do the job of replacing them also with the added camber kit.....to get rid of that minor neg. camber I have goin on. Anyway's, I'm looking for some opinions on some great parts/kits (Moog?) that yall have used with great results. Basically, I'm overwhelmed at the Rockauto site cause there is so much great stuff to get! So if any of you could chime in with some info on my suspension upgrade, that would be awesome. Basically want to order the parts and install them myself. Much appreciated and respect!
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just make sure whatever you get, you get the good parts. I replaced my entire front suspension a few months ago
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Sweet dood, what did run on your front suspension?
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All Moog components?
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Just to confirm, the lower ball joints can be pressed in, but the upper ball joints come as a whole control arm?
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in my 99, i had to replace the upper arm but with the lowers, i could just press them in. and you can rig something up to press them in and get em out. i rented a tool but ended up just making my own thing, it was alot easier.

PS and i used all moog grease-able parts!
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