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Where did you order the Unit Bearings from? I'm dong some frustrating searching from my phone at work with little success.... and how much are those suckers?? Not cheap me thinks... and are you getting the chromoly spicer ball joints or the regular if you go spicer?
I went with Timkens from Rock Auto like 99% of the people from JF ! They were $136 shipped . My brother in law is sending me some u joints , so now its down to the ball joints / possible axle shaft upgrades .


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I went with Timkens from Rock Auto like 99% of the people from JF ! They were $136 shipped . My brother in law is sending me some u joints , so now its down to the ball joints / possible axle shaft upgrades .
If you do Superior they come with 760 so you will have and extra set.

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I went with Timkens from Rock Auto like 99% of the people from JF ! They were $136 shipped . My brother in law is sending me some u joints , so now its down to the ball joints / possible axle shaft upgrades .
DUH! Geez.... forgot about them.
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If you do Superior they come with 760 so you will have and extra set.
I need to call your guy in Springfield tomorrow . Can you pm me his info ?
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DUH! Geez.... forgot about them.
If Rock Auto has what you want they are tough to beat. Dont forget to check retailmenot.com for Rock Auto discount codes .

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Did the ball joint decision get made? If so where did you order from? I want to order tonight.... But I want them by Saturday! No synergy for me.
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Did the ball joint decision get made? If so where did you order from? I want to order tonight.... But I want them by Saturday! No synergy for me.
I feel like 5 of us are doing ball joints over the next 2 weeks. Mine are being ordered tomorrow.

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I ordered from 4wd, only because they ship from CA in hopes of getting them by Saturday.
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What's the price difference on the Spicer and Synergy ball joints? $40 or so per side?

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What's the price difference on the Spicer and Synergy ball joints? $40 or so per side?
$125 shipped to $250+shipping possibly.... maybe free shipping on them not sure.

So.... +100%... eek!
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I really want the Synergys , but with new wheel bearings and chromoly front shafts its tough to justify the added expense . I am heading home tomorrow and I will get it figured out then . So many parts and so little money

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I really want the Synergys , but with new wheel bearings and chromoly front shafts its tough to justify the added expense . I am heading home tomorrow and I will get it figured out then . So many parts and so little money
I know how that feels.

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I know how that feels.
Parts budgeting is teh debil !

But with a long drive ahead , and several weeks of wheeling I need to get the front end in order . And I want to add a power steering cooler into the mix before I head west . The dollar signs are spinning faster than a monkey can fling poo

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Parts budgeting is teh debil !

But with a long drive ahead , and several weeks of wheeling I need to get the front end in order . And I want to add a power steering cooler into the mix before I head west . The dollar signs are spinning faster than a monkey can fling poo
A pre-killed monkey can't do that, you know.

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I wish we just had a huge supply of amazing parts at no cost to us then a budget would no longer be needed

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I wish we just had a huge supply of amazing parts at no cost to us then a budget would no longer be needed
That would be nice, but then the money would get spent on other sh$t in life and we would be just as broke.. It you have it, you will spend it or some saying like that.

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