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Old 11-08-2012, 08:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Heavy duty ball joints?

I have an 08 F450 and I need to replace the ball joints. Anyone know of upgraded versions? Mine are at 90k miles, but I have seen a bunch of posts where they've needed replacement as soon as 60k miles. Would prefer to not have to do this again for a while. Thanks!
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Thanks, will check them out! Have you used their stuff? Or know people who have? Again, much appreciated!
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They are pricey but will out last anything out there plus are rebuildable.
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I agree, their stuff is nice, BUT their customer support and their follow up practices >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> it took me 9 months and had to get the BBB involved for them to follow threw.

I will gladly inform all with this if asked............

Just hope if you order - you don't have to return anything !!!!!!!!!!!

I personally like Moog parts.
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I've never had any issues with them up here.
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NAPA, more than likely they are Moog. Did you keep them greased? or were yours greaseable?
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Not to start any debate and take away from the OP, but Term3 , you probably would have no problems with anything, till there is a problem.
That's when you find out what someone is made out of ...........


Here is what I replied to the OP that sent me a pm....




Bought their bearing kit for my F550. As I am wrapping up the install I find out my front factory wheel adapters will not snug unit to the rotor.

After some back and forth with Dyna, turns out they never machined the outer hub for a dually.

Ok ,np.. They say they'll get right on getting me a new set out. Ok,,,,,, 2 weeks later I call, get the same clown, he then informs me I have to send mine back first,,,,,, ***, you never said that.......

That was just the start of this mess.


I send them out. they come back weeks and many phone calls later.

They machine mine that where packed full of bearing grease and then returned them to me full of my grease and their metal shaving,,,,,,,,,,, again ***.....

Now I blow up !

Get on the phone with the manager ( a board whom I think is blowing the owner )

She assures me that she will look into this....
She does, and agrees I was wronged and that a NEW set would be rushed out to me......

BS........

I call, call , call, email, email ,email...... Man I am "stone walled".....

All this while my work truck is sitting in my shop.


It took a complaint to the BBB and a letter the Calf State Attorney General's office to get them to send out my product ( done the right way ) to me.

All this took 9 months.

If I was not in NY I told them I would have been at their shop and things would have been different face to face.


Total losers !

I would never by their stuff again. They like to collect, but from there, you're ****ed !
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Well that would be enough to piss anyone off. I've returned wrong parts several times with no issues but that was to the Canadian Distributer.

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Moogs have the grease fittings. You will not replace the ones with grease fittings again. The OE ones have far too little grease in them to begin with, especially since they have no provision for lubing them later.
On 2 wheel drive trucks I drill/tap the BJ's and add the zerks and they last forever.
I drill/tap the lowers on 4WD to add zerks and at least the lower doesn't wear out.
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Moogs have the grease fittings. You will not replace the ones with grease fittings again. The OE ones have far too little grease in them to begin with, especially since they have no provision for lubing them later.
On 2 wheel drive trucks I drill/tap the BJ's and add the zerks and they last forever.
I drill/tap the lowers on 4WD to add zerks and at least the lower doesn't wear out.
I use to put in moogs but with the back country roads I drive they only last me two to three years and I greased them every couple of months
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I have replaced bunches of them on Dodge and Ford and have not had to do it again. I figured some of these water tanker mangled roads around here in this gas play would be a test bed for BJ's but your roads must be worse.
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I have replaced bunches of them on Dodge and Ford and have not had to do it again. I figured some of these water tanker mangled roads around here in this gas play would be a test bed for BJ's but your roads must be worse.
Well I must admit I do go faster then I should on these back country roads.

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NAPA, more than likely they are Moog. Did you keep them greased? or were yours greaseable?
They ARE greaseable, and I made the mistake of assuming the dealership was greasing them at each oil change...they weren't. Fortunately it is just the upper right one, though I'll replace both. However, my left front wheel bearing has play...retail from Ford for the part alone is $702!!!!
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