Carli Ball Joints

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Carli Ball Joints

Post by chrisjameswagner » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:13 pm

Just dropped a set in. Definitely a tighter feel in the front.

I hit a rock some time ago and bent the lower tie rod bar. Had the total tie rod package replacement with stock parts. Guys who did the ball joint install said the tie rod ends needed to replaced. Seemed odd because the new package has about 10K miles on them at best. Anyone know of a better package than the stock crap? Recommendations?
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Post by DamageWagon » Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:05 pm

That's pretty early to have a worn out tie rod. You can easily check that yourself with the usual front end test. Turn engine on, have someone crank the wheel left/right and watch the tie rod ends. If they "pop" up and down then they're worn.

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Post by Colibri » Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:54 pm

The synergy steering is pretty legit. Cheap to service down the line too
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Post by chrisjameswagner » Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:38 am

Thanks guys. Appreciate the tips.
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Post by rkgzx9leftcoast » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:50 am

Just some FYI. Carli is supposed to have their ball joints for the newer trucks out early 2018, and I just read that Synergy is coming out with steering linkage for the newer trucks as well. they said they will have it at SEMA.....
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Post by coder » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:51 am

EMF makes them here is post on the Cummins forum you can get them at CJC Off Road in Bellflower.

http://www.cumminsforum.com/forum/2013- ... st27251793
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