Originally Posted by Geezer
As mentioned they can be replaced, but a new control arm with the ball joint already installed doesn't cost that much more than the ball joint alone.
Maybe I don't know where to look then. A control arm is double the price of the Moog ball joint which is already almost $80. There's no bushing noise from the front so I don't think the bushings are bad. I don't even know if the ball joint is bad, just planning ahead a little.