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do i have stock lower ball links or not?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Stout890, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. Jul 27, 2011 at 2:45 AM
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    Stout890

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    so i drive a 99 prerunner trd sr5(it has the trd stickers but i dont believe they made trd with sr5 models) but im sure its sr5 the vin sows it. and im going to be replacing my upper and lower ball joints and possibly the tie rods as well, but as i was searching for parts tonight i noticed the lowers dont look like anything available. so i came her to let yall tell me if im just trippin..

    here is my ball joints...looks to me like 2 bolts mount it to the LCA

    ball joints and tire bubble 010.jpg


    here is what rock auto says should fit my taco.....looks like 1 bolt mounts it to the LCA???

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    thanks in advance for any help
    thanks in advance for any help.
     
  2. Jul 27, 2011 at 2:55 AM
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    you know what i just figured it out...i am trippin. thats what i get for lookin under my truck at 2am lol. i was looking at it all wrong.
     
  3. Jul 27, 2011 at 3:03 AM
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  4. Jul 27, 2011 at 3:42 AM
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    anyone know if berk/arnley is a decent brand or should i spring for the more expensive moog ones? i hate to replace parts with stock but im broke right now and would hate to get some shitty ones to save a few bucks and have em go out again anytime soon. but i hate paying for a mark up for the same part. or is deza any good? just wondering what yall like to pick for stock replacement parts
     
  5. Jul 27, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    Grey wire and keyless entry. I like stock.
    I use B/A whenever I can. Some people are Moog fans, but Beck has never let me down. My rotors, brakes, drums, and upper/lower BJ's are all Beck and they all perform awesome. Deezas on the hand......just....don't use Deezas.....
     
  6. Jul 28, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    Another thing to keep in mind is that the picture they show you on the website isn't necessarily the *actual* part you'll be getting. Look more closely at the description, than the pic...
     
  7. Jul 28, 2011 at 3:18 PM
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    except the pic is correct
     
  8. Jul 29, 2011 at 12:57 AM
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    actually rock auto does a good job of showing the correct part..i wouldn't go off there description alone...those descriptions are pretty generic from the manufacturer. but thanks guys, i think im going to go with a mix of moog and B/A becasue the price between those two varies. moog makes expensive steering tie rods but there lower ball links are cheaper than B/A.

    anyone seen a good write up on doing that job? i wonder how easy it is to make sure the camber is correct and alignment after swapping tie rods?
     
  9. Jul 29, 2011 at 1:05 AM
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    I have set of lower ball joints that I am selling.
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  10. Jul 29, 2011 at 1:50 AM
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    no thanks i cant see myself putting used parts on my truck. i like to put new or better parts on when i work on my truck. thanks though i appreciate the offer!
     
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