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Unread 04-05-2010, 11:14 AM   #1
chrisbean
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All new bushing and ball joints in front end

I probaly need to replace all of them in the rear to but one cost at a time! My GC has 300000 miles on her now and shes goin to be a DD for a while longer. I figured it was time to replace all the bushing but I'm not sure what to get? She's all stock so far. I know the steering is sloopy and she seems to trac a bit more now. So any ideas/ suggestions on what to get would be great? ALso, how can I tell what size front sway bar I have? THOSE bushing are about rotted out! Do you thnk I need to replace the upper and lower ball joints? I'm pretty sure they are the originals. I have a VERY small budget and I hate to go cheap but it looks like she's gonna have to las me another 300000 miles!

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Unread 04-05-2010, 06:54 PM   #2
Spike300
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Replace all the ball joints at the same time!! I went with Moog. For bushings u can go with OEM rubber or polyurethane, im going with that route Energy Suspension make great products for bushings, they have them for the entire jeep. 65 a set for front or rear control arm bushings.
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Unread 04-05-2010, 09:06 PM   #3
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as far as sloppy steering just get a new crown track bar if you can and a regular stabilizer but if u want to really tighten up the steering a rancho stabilizer is good. id get all new control arms from crown but thats up to ur budget. pretty much crown will have most of your parts and they have been known to actually use original mopar parts so they are real good quality.
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