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Old 05-22-2011, 03:37 PM
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Hi. I need help finding out which moog ball joints to buy if I will be replacing the upper and lower on each side. I have a 2003 edge 3.0 flex fuel.

I will be buying them from rockauto, but I am having trouble with which ones to choose. there seems to be more than one option for the upper and lowers.

Also, for the uppers, there seems to be 2 differenty types with the control arms. i dont know which ones to choose?

I also do not know if they are specific ball joints and control arms to buy for the drivers side and the passengers side.

Your help is greatly appreciated.

thanks,
nick
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:05 PM
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Default Re: moog ball joints

You have to replace the whole upper arm and ball joint at the same time.

If you get the right moog upper arm you can then in the future change just the ball joint.
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Old 05-22-2011, 04:08 PM
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Hi. I need help finding out which moog ball joints to buy if I will be replacing the upper and lower on each side. I have a 2003 edge 3.0 flex fuel.

I will be buying them from rockauto, but I am having trouble with which ones to choose. there seems to be more than one option for the upper and lowers.

Also, for the uppers, there seems to be 2 differenty types with the control arms. i dont know which ones to choose?

I also do not know if they are specific ball joints and control arms to buy for the drivers side and the passengers side.

Your help is greatly appreciated.

thanks,
nick
as stl said, the entire upper arm has to be replaced, the stock ball joint isn't removable. also, the control arms are not side specific.

on the lower, ball joints are not specific to each side. i started a thread called 'comparable ball joints' which has the moog, napa blue boot, and other brands off different sites, that i ended up finding out on another site are all the same really, but cheaper at some sites since the name is different on the box.
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:16 PM
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Default Re: moog ball joints

thx for the info. on the website, there seems to be more than one option for the lower ball joints and the upper control arm with ball joint. I just want to make sure i buy the right parts.
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:28 PM
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Soon as I can get to a computer. I will look for the Moog upper arm with replaceable ball joint.
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:42 PM
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Default Re: moog ball joints

K8708T- Driver Upper with T-bar
K8710T- Pass Upper with T-bar
K80068- Pass Upper 4wd/ Rwd T-Bar
K80054- Driver Upper RWD Coil Sprung
K80052- Pass Upper RWD Coil Sprung

These are the Mfr numbers I found for a 03 Edge. Hope they help.
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:03 PM
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Default Re: moog ball joints

that did help. I have a 2 wheel dr. with t-bar.

so, would I need

K8708T- Driver Upper with T-bar
K8710T- Pass Upper with T-bar


or do i need these all three of these?

K8708T- Driver Upper with T-bar
K8710T- Pass Upper with T-bar
K80068- Pass Upper 4wd/ Rwd T-Bar

does the passenger side need 2 control arms?

or would i use the coil sprung ones???
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:17 PM
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you have one upper and one lower per side. multiple companies make parts for these trucks, or they change the part number for different year trucks.
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