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Old 01-31-2019, 01:14 PM
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Hi, I just bought a used Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara and the ball joints will need replacing soon. Is there a good brand of ball joints you would recommend that wont cost an arm and a leg. I have seen ones for $30 a pop but they sound like they would not last.Any suggestions?
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Old 01-31-2019, 02:07 PM
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Teraflex- lifetime warranty and they're greaseable. They'll support bigger tires if you ever go that direction. I had synergy and they were fine but they took abuse and I ended up needing to replace them outside of the warranty period.
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Factory set up still or lifted with larger tires? Even half decent BJs aren't cheap. If you're running 35s, or plan to move to a 35, Teraflex is probably your best bet on the mid-tear BJs....and by mid-tier I mean ~$225'ish. The jump after that is up to Rare Parts which are typically $600'ish. If you're not building anything big and you don't plan on doing much wheeling at all, you MIGHT try your luck with factory joints again. That would be cheap, but also a real crap shoot.
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I am going to keep everything stock for now...I just dont want to buy a set and have to get them replaced in a year.
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Originally Posted by Chad Cosgrove View Post
I am going to keep everything stock for now...I just dont want to buy a set and have to get them replaced in a year.
Go with the Teraflex then. Like Karl mentioned, they have a lifetime warranty. It's the least awful of our options.
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One vote for Moog.
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