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My ball joints keep going out

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by scalfee90, May 27, 2012.

  1. May 27, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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    scalfee90

    scalfee90 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Custom skid plate, rock rails, front bumper & rear bumper, pioneer head unit with 3-way pioneer components, blinker mod, Eibach coils, Bilstein 5100s, Procomp AALs, American Racing Sawblades, M/Ts, BPV Bracket, deckplate, LED Dash
    I've put the same driver side ball joint on 3 times it usually lasts a couple months and go out. I'm running moog greasable now and they are squeaking bad now. What am I doin wrong!
     
  2. May 28, 2012 at 6:49 AM
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    m22m46

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    my ball joint went out both upper and lower drivers side im currently in uruguay southamerica this tacoma is call the hilux here but they are diesel not gasoline are moog parts good and cheap??? -steven

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  3. May 28, 2012 at 7:13 AM
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    Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo Self Proclaimed first gen expert :doh:

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    Lift?

    Proper alignment?

    What brand ubj?

    Sure its not your uca/lca squeaking?

    What's method of install?
     
  4. May 28, 2012 at 7:19 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Lift- stock suspension with light racing uppers,tc coil bucket gusset, timbern bumps ,defined extended shackles with shackle brace. Armor- custom tube bumper, kr fab rear bumper,trail gear wiy 78 in sliders Performance-intake manifold spacer, vibrant resonator Random stuff- kenwood head unit,b&m t shifter, hood bug deflector.
    A lot of people run Moog because they make the joints greasable and haven't heard any bad things From them
     
  5. May 28, 2012 at 7:21 AM
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    BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

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    X2 there's probably something affecting the ball joints and making them prematurely wear out
     
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