AAM ball joints.

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AAM ball joints.

Post by ACL123 » Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:50 pm

Are these OE for our trucks? Any feedback on them would be appreciated.
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by RustyPW » Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:47 pm

I installed the Carli ball joints about 60,000 miles ago. And they are still tight.
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by coder » Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:06 am

I have Dynatrac ball joints in my truck. After about 140k miles I rebuilt them, tops were still tight bottoms were loose. For about $195 you can get the rebuild kit for all four ball joints and do the work without having to remove them from the axle, very pleased with this product.
Vehicle: 2007 Power Wagon Quad Cab - Factory Options (Inferno Red, Premium Cloth Bench Seat, Light Group, Automatic Transmission, Leather Steering Wheel)
Suspension: Carli 3" Hemi Coils, Carli Control Arms, Carli King 2.5 Pin-Tops, Carli Stainless Steering Stabilizer, Carli Trackbar | Synergy 1" Rear Shackle
Performance: Magnaflow Muffler | Magnaflow Y-Pipe
Wheels/Tires: Yokohama X-A/T 35x12.5x17
Steering/Drivetrain/Axles: Carli Front Diff Guard | Dynatrac Ball Joints | Mopar HD Steering Gear
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by Oilbrnr » Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:54 pm

Where do EMF balljoints fall on the good, better, best rating of possible replacements?
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by SeppW » Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:01 pm

ACL123 wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:50 pm
Are these OE for our trucks? Any feedback on them would be appreciated.
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by ACL123 » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:54 pm

Out of stock everywhere. May have to goo Moog.
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by RustyPW » Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:44 pm

ACL123 wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:54 pm
Out of stock everywhere. May have to goo Moog.
If they are splined. Stay away from them.
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by ACL123 » Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:32 pm

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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by ACL123 » Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:34 pm

Tried all weekend to get the hubs off with no luck. Took it to a local shop and it took them 3 days to get the hubs off. Them suckers were on there. Also put 2 new skf hubs on.
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by RustyPW » Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:56 pm

When I replaced my ball joints. I had to use a 7" fiber cut off wheel and cut the studs on the ball joints because I couldn't remove the unit bearings. Once I got the steering knuckle out and on the ground. i used a sledge hammer to knock the unit bearings out. :roll:
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Moab '10, '12, '14.
Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by jj141979 » Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:53 am

ACL123 wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:32 pm
Went with the AAM

https://www.dennysdriveshaft.com/p3269_ ... _2500.html
Are these factory ball joints?? $69 per side seems pretty cheap!
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by ACL123 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:40 pm

jj141979 wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:53 am
ACL123 wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:32 pm
Went with the AAM

https://www.dennysdriveshaft.com/p3269_ ... _2500.html
Are these factory ball joints?? $69 per side seems pretty cheap!
Not sure if our trucks come with these but its the same company who makes our axles.
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Re: AAM ball joints.

Post by RustyPW » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:57 pm

jj141979 wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:53 am
ACL123 wrote:
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:32 pm
Went with the AAM

https://www.dennysdriveshaft.com/p3269_ ... _2500.html
Are these factory ball joints?? $69 per side seems pretty cheap!
Why would you replace junk with the same junk?
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2008 POWER WAGON RC

My build thread. viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2826 :cash: :cash:

Moab '10, '12, '14.
Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

Russ
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