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Old 03-12-2013, 03:30 PM   #21
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Are you sure that it is not a cv joint? Take the car in a parking lot and turn the wheel all the way both ways and drive in a tight circle. See if it makes those machine gun pops that way.
Just tried what you mentioned above, no popping sound until I straightened my wheels from the right hand turn I was making. Did about 3-5 complete turns with no noise what so ever.... Except a slight whine from the power steering being maxed out.

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I LITERALLY ordered Moog control arms from RockAuto just yesterday, for $43/ea. and $9.95 shipping. Got both arms with ball joints and bushings shipped to my door for under $100. Can't beat it.
You're lucky, LCA's from 03-08 had a different design and no one has been able to tell me for sure if 05-07 work on 08 for Moog parts or if there was a design change. Plus I think the reason I can't find the Moog Control arms listed on Rock Auto anywhere else on the internet is because Rock Auto isn't using the manufacturer (Moog) part number, but I could be wrong.
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Old 03-13-2013, 03:42 PM   #22
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Well the Moog's (and Delphi alternative) are only available in Europe and since shipping kinda kills it, I may as well save up for some CFM Lower Control Arms..... Or just watch for a used pair to come up on the BST.

Thanks for all the help guys!

Oh BTW, Moog says their control arms from 05-07 will not fit an 08+
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I think the balljoint is the part that doesn't fit....it MIGHT make sense to buy the 00-07 control arm, then buy the moog '08 balljoints and swap the BJ's.....might be cheaper than shipping the 08+ from europe....
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Have you tried Steve at tousley ford. I'm sure he has some oem ones in stock.
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Moog ones are better quality than oem.
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:16 PM   #26
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Have you tried Steve at tousley ford. I'm sure he has some oem ones in stock.
Ya but the stock ones are the reason I am looking for replacements, < 30,000 miles and they already started going out. Forget that noise.

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I think the balljoint is the part that doesn't fit....it MIGHT make sense to buy the 00-07 control arm, then buy the moog '08 balljoints and swap the BJ's.....might be cheaper than shipping the 08+ from europe....
Hmmmm Never thought of that, I will give er a shot.
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just get the Poly bushings and Moog balljoints for the OEM arm, yes its a bitch to do but you wont be disappointed.
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just get the Poly bushings and Moog balljoints for the OEM arm, yes its a bitch to do but you wont be disappointed.
Ya I was thinking of doing that since it doesn't look like the Moog LCA's have a different design than OEM. One of my buddies is an engineer and they have a Bushing Press where he works that he would probably be able to use.
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