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Old 04-09-2011, 07:54 AM
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Its too bad you guys live out so far. I get my OEM parts for next to nothing compared to list since I do alot of engine builds for the local Mopar dealer. My aftermarket dealer very rarely can beat the prices for me.
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Old 04-09-2011, 07:59 AM
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Moog Trackbars are Lifetime warranty. I still have to put one in once a year, but at least it does cost me again.
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Old 04-09-2011, 08:01 AM
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that doesnt sound like much fun but I know your not the only guy doing that.
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Old 04-11-2011, 09:14 PM
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Well I just kick out the cash and got upper and lower ball joints and a new track bar...

(Drum Roll please)

$166.25 total out the door from RockAuto.com

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Old 04-12-2011, 06:23 AM
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That is a decent price!
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:18 AM
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Ok... Then to show you local prices from NAPA in McCall, ID...:sarcasm:

Upper ball joint - $80.19 (a piece)
Lower ball joint - $41.59 (a piece)
Track Bar - $224.00

Grand Total of... $467.57

Now compare that to what I paid at RockAuto.Com
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Watching the video closely you also need the tierod end at the pitman arm, and the connecting tierod end-the one that connects to the passengers wheel, they both have movement, neither will cause a pull, but the connecting tierod will affect the toe in alignment, and the pitman arm end will affect the wheel centering

Also, you didn't buy moog parts did you?
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Old 04-13-2011, 07:54 PM
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RevoTech ball joints and track bar... (No Moog)
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Old 04-19-2011, 08:46 PM
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I got the Revotek track bar in today and Wow! Huge difference... No more wandering around the lane. But the ball end of the RevoTek bar is much larger than the stock OEM bar. Not hard to install but I would suggest you heat the boss the tapper shaft goes into to help release it.

I've got the ball joints here... I got a friend that going to build me a ball joint press... I'm not looking forward to the ball joints... :sarcasm:
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Old 04-19-2011, 08:54 PM
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That is good! I was wondering how you was doing with the front end. I have heard that the ball joints can be a royal PITA........ BTW, IF you don't have a torch for heat you can also get a decent sized hammer and hit the joint in the same place you would heat it and the joint will pop apart. It mat take a few hits, but it does work.
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