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Calling on Carlos, and any other ball joint experts.....

So..... my CRD has 47K miles on it, been on the RR lift for about 40K of those with Bilsteins.... I was driving it around yesterday, saturday cruising and I heard a slight poping noise every time I took off from a stop sign or light.
So today, took the driver side wheel off, and I can barely replicate, but it appears to be the ball joint on the UCA.
Whats the replacement scoop on these.... I do not want a spehrical bearing $650 UCA.... the wife primarily drives the Jeep, so thats out of the question. Do I replace with new UCA? do I justy replace ball joint... etc etc..
HELP!!

Also, how unsafe is it to drive temporarily..... (while i order parts and repair). The wife uses it for around town errands, but I want to make sure it safe in the mean time.
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Old 03-28-2010, 02:33 PM
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Re: UCA help

I dont think you can replace the ball joint on the upper. I had some extras...but I sent them to Carlos....LOL

FYI-they arent real expensive either
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Re: UCA help

Is it driveable?
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hmmm....I would get one asap. Let me look in my storage...but I think i sent both to him or jeepaholic
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Re: UCA help

Ok, found a few places..... who is the best forum vendor to support for this type of order...... would like to plce the order tomorrow!
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I dont have one tony...sorry.

I would call Peter at justforjeeps.com
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Re: UCA help

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I dont have one tony...sorry.

I would call Peter at justforjeeps.com

Thanks Scott, I appreciate you looking!
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Re: UCA help

Scott,
How easy is the swap?
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sorry bro...I havent done it. I bought a couple SRT knees and they had the UCA's on them. Carlos would be the man for that or make a thread in the wk forum.
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Re: UCA help

ACID... where you at?
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Re: UCA help

PM jeepaholic too....he bought one I had. If I had my Jeep here I could help ya???? Sorry bro!
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Re: UCA help

I bought your strut forks Scott, my uca's are chrome-moly.

Tony, i responded on JU.

Haven't been on the PC lately but feel free to E-mail me.
Hope you took care of it and all is well with that Jeep.
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