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New Style Balljoint Upper Control Arms

Discussion in 'Camburg' started by KayStrait, May 1, 2015.

  1. May 1, 2015 at 9:10 AM
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    KayStrait

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    As many of you may or may not know... we have reinvented our balljoint style upper control arms to utilize a MOOG balljoint versus the old style stock balljoint.

    We have built these arms specifically for:

    Toyota Tacoma 05+ (CAM-310078)
    Toyota FJ Cruiser/4 Runner 03+ (CAM-310079)
    Toyota Tundra 07+ (CAM-310083)

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    We have updated our Camburg performance ball-joint upper arms to now include a MOOG ball-joint pre-installed along with our billet ball-joint cap kit. We've also changed the color to a matte black finish to distinguish the updated design. Since Toyota doesn't sell replacement ball-joints and we're pre-installing the MOOG ball-joints, the arms are ready to bolt up right out of the box and your labor costs and time are lower.

    These arms gives many of the same benefits our uniball upper arms offer at a lower cost. The ball-joint arms also hold up better under wet harsh conditions compared to a uniball since it's a sealed & greased joint. With Toyota’s newer chassis, the factory ball-joint is considerably stronger & larger than in previous years. By building an upper arm to re-angle the ball-joint, you’re able to gain more wheel travel with extended length coilovers from FOX, King and Icon and keep the joint in its normal operating range. These arms also correct the suspension geometry by increasing much needed caster which improves handling and allows for a wider range of alignment adjustment. The tubular construction also gives you more tire & shock clearance compared to the weaker stock stamped sheet metal arm.

    • 4130 chromoly construction
    • CNC bent tubes MIG welded
    • Polyurethane frame pivot bushings with grease-able zerk fittings
    • MOOG ball-joints pre-installed
    • Billet aluminum ball-joint covers
    • Matte black powder-coating
    • All necessary hardware included and ready to install
    • Made in the USA in-house
    http://camburg.com/all-products/05-...wd-05-15-performance-balljoint-upper-arm-kit/

    You can order these direct through Camburg or any of well known dealers around these great states. :oldglory:
    Mention Tacoma World and get a member discount as well.
    Let me know if anyone has any questions and I will gladly help you out! :thumbsup:
     
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  2. May 1, 2015 at 9:16 AM
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    I got a set from Kayla and these are VERY NICE!! I haven't had the chance to install yet, but definitely quality parts for a great price!
     
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  3. Aug 13, 2015 at 4:16 PM
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    Is there a similar replacement for the Lower Control Arm? We have winter/salt here so ball joint is preferred to uni ball.
     
  4. Aug 17, 2015 at 4:19 PM
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    KayStrait

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    Unfortunately we do not offer a stock Lower Control Arm or a Long travel LCA with ball joints.
     
  5. Aug 17, 2015 at 5:01 PM
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    Haven't installed mine yet either, but wanted to share that their customer service is second to none. Ordered direct, through Camburg. I like to think that I use due diligence before making purchases, and I could not find any negative reviews. I also prefer products Made in the USA. :thumbsup:
     
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  6. Aug 17, 2015 at 5:40 PM
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    I've had my Camburg UCAs for a month, loving them so far. The only hard part of the install was getting the Zirk fittings to point the correct direction.

    On a related note: what's the Moog part number for replacement of the ball joint?
     
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  7. Aug 18, 2015 at 9:33 AM
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    The self-tapping zerk fitting use a tapered NPT style thread so you don't need to bottom them out in the arm. Tighten them as far as you can to the point of lining up the fittings in the right direction. You can slightly loosen them if you cant tighten them anymore to get them to line up and they will seal fine.

    We use the standard MOOG ball-joint in our arms. The part number for the Tacoma is K80811.


    - Scott @ Camburg
     
  8. Aug 18, 2015 at 5:35 PM
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    Thank you.
     
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  9. Aug 21, 2015 at 10:51 AM
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    I'm heading down Monday for an install at Camburg. Can't wait for my lift.
     
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  10. Aug 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM
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    So, how does it drive? Again, that wheel & tire combo looked sweet! thanks for coming by.
     
  11. Aug 27, 2015 at 7:35 PM
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    Carlos, the drive home was nice. The setup is super plush. Thanks for the help. I left the settings alone but may play with them this weekend.
    IMG_2366.jpg IMG_2367.jpg IMG_2370.jpg IMG_2371.jpg IMG_2368.jpg
     
  12. Aug 28, 2015 at 10:35 AM
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    glad to hear it went well! Truck looks great!
     
  13. Sep 2, 2015 at 5:24 AM
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    Do these fix alignment issues. My caster is crap, so tired of wandering, have 285/70r17 on 3'' eibach/billie lift. @camburg @KayStrait
     
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  14. Sep 2, 2015 at 8:51 AM
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    They did on my truck.
     
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  15. Sep 22, 2015 at 11:27 AM
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    Could someone explain the advantages or disadvantages of a Uni Ball UCA vs. a Ball Joint UCA?
     
  16. Sep 26, 2015 at 2:41 PM
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    Does anyone monitor this forum?
     
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    Uni-ball is easier to re-build, has a slightly larger range of motion, and (I think) is a bit stronger. The down side is that it's exposed to the elements, so in a muddy or corrosive environment (salty roads) will get worn out faster. Ball joints are sealed, and greaseable.

    There is a reason that racing trucks using uni-balls, and OEM uses ball joints.
     
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  18. Sep 26, 2015 at 3:07 PM
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    Thanks.
     
  19. Sep 27, 2015 at 4:19 PM
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    While the uni-ball design normally allows for more articulation, will this new Camburg ball join UCA be suitable for extended coil overs?
     
  20. Sep 27, 2015 at 4:27 PM
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    I hope so, that's what's on my truck :).
     
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