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Old 07-07-2011, 05:22 AM
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Default looking to grease nipples

No not a dirty joke. In my decision to save a little money I have decided to do my own oil changes. In the distant past when I brought my other vehicles in it was always oil, lube, and air filter. The oil is easy but I cannot find the grease nipples on my 2007. Do they not have that anymore?
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Old 07-07-2011, 06:06 AM
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Default Re: looking to grease nipples

Most of the newer trucks were made without grease fittings on the front end components. My 2001 didn't have them on the lower ball joints, upper ball joints or anything else.. plan o. Replacing them around 75k miles.

Personally I replaced mine with dana ballistic lower balljoints moog upper balljoint/control arms.
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Old 07-07-2011, 07:25 AM
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Default Re: looking to grease nipples

What Edgeman said, most newer vehicles don't come with grease fittings.
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:23 PM
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Default Re: looking to grease nipples

Many (most?) of the aftermarket parts do come with grease fittings - in this respect the aftermarket parts do seem to be more durable precisely because you can better maintain them (as compared to the OEM parts)
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:33 PM
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Moog ball joints FTW

Also go with the moog ones. Because you can replace the ball joint itself and not the whole upper arm.
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Old 07-07-2011, 02:48 PM
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lol he said greasing nipples.
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Old 07-07-2011, 06:17 PM
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Baby oil works fantastic on nipples!
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Old 07-07-2011, 07:46 PM
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i saw greasing nipples so i had to check this out lol
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Old 07-07-2011, 11:10 PM
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Default Re: looking to grease nipples

Moog, definitely, I dont know why though, one of my new upper control arms didnt come with grease fittings, while the other did. Doesnt really bother me thou.

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i saw greasing nipples so i had to check this out lol
Same, but if this was like another forum i used to visit, this thread would already be a porno...
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:11 AM
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Default Re: looking to grease nipples

I'm getting a lot of creaking on my 2001 Edge (4.0 / 4WD) and discovered I also have no grease fittings. Is this basically the upper and lower ball joints (on the front end?) and just a matter of replacing the parts altogether? Please advise. I'm also interested in a previous comment about getting MOOG parts as opposed to other manufacturers.

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