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MOOG Lower Ball Joint Design

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by Aries » Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:17 pm

Are any of you guys familiar with this new design. It kinda took me off guard. I was like "They forgot the frigging dust boot"


On select Moog ball joint applications there is a pre-installed integral dust boot.
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by Jimw » Sun Jan 03, 2016 11:46 pm

Guessing would use less grease? Did they change the upper design also?
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by Aries » Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:04 am

The two UBJ's were the original design. I received one old style and one new design for the lowers, :? :scratch:
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by mason10198 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 10:06 am

noticed that when I replaced all my ball joints a week or two ago. I thought it was pretty cool

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by navigator » Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:54 pm

Are either of them greasable? I "heard" OEM were non greasable because folks would over grease them causing the boots to burst which caused the TREs to fail faster than non greasable.

Wonder if the new design is greasable but will not have a boot burst issue.
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by Aries » Mon Jan 04, 2016 4:51 pm

all the MOOG's are greasable
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