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LCA ball joints questions

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ColbyZarba, Oct 29, 2019.

  1. Oct 29, 2019 at 8:29 PM
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    Yes , I installed one of these 10,000 miles ago. So far so good.
     
  3. Oct 29, 2019 at 9:04 PM
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  4. Oct 29, 2019 at 9:35 PM
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    awesome, thank you!!
     
  5. Oct 29, 2019 at 9:37 PM
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    You bet!
     
  6. Oct 30, 2019 at 4:08 AM
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    not sure if your installing yourself but it can be a bitch to do. may be easier to get the whole LCA with new bushings and ball joint all ready to go. can get moog LCA with it all for 100
     
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  7. Oct 30, 2019 at 6:03 AM
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    I got a full shop to use and everything I need so I should be all set. Or at least I hope so haha
     
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  8. Oct 30, 2019 at 6:24 AM
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    just trying to help with a possible headache my man
     
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  9. Oct 30, 2019 at 6:24 AM
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    report back after the fact though. i did it once and it was a nightmare other side i did full replacement, took 20 min
     
  10. Oct 30, 2019 at 6:32 AM
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    haha of course, I appreciate it, and yea I'll definitely let you know how it goes. Probably in about a week or so
     
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  11. Oct 30, 2019 at 8:58 AM
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    Yep, time is money, fight those bastards for 3 hrs or so , or a few bolts 20 minutes a side and be done with it.
     
  12. Oct 30, 2019 at 9:01 AM
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    20 minutes if bolts aren't seized lol OP is from MA so probably want to test the waters by seeing if they are stuck. Either way though, if they turn out to be seized then new LCAs are still a correct and easy answer :sawzall:.
     
  13. Oct 30, 2019 at 9:02 AM
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    With the right tools, those lower ball joints only take 10 more minutes than replacing the LCA.
     
  14. Oct 30, 2019 at 9:30 AM
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    In Texas, probably. In the rust belt, good F’n luck. Couldn’t get mine free while still on the truck. Probably gonna have to do new LCA, just wasn’t sure on how good the Moogs are.
     
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  15. Oct 30, 2019 at 9:51 AM
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    Are your LCA cams seized? Moog complete LCAs are good, they have a different BJ in them from what they sell as singles. For bout $100 or so more you can get genuine Toyota LCAs.
     
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    Not for $200. Cheapest ive seen for Toyota LCAs are $600 each
     
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    texas much just be a lot cheaper than here i guess
     
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    Seized up bad. Heat, hammer and the ball joint press. Deformed one of the receiver tubes or whatever they’re called.
     
  19. Oct 30, 2019 at 10:16 AM
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    Get the PN for each and google the PN. Online retailers sell cheaper.
     
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    Cut dem bitches out.
     
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