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Old 08-01-2017, 07:08 PM   #11
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I just purchased Moog front control arms. They say they fit 04-11 and have large ball joints. Are they labeled wrong or do the 04 have large ball joints?
Large came into effect in 2005. Maybe some end of run cars in 04 got the big but I doubt it.
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MOOG has two different ones, might have to look closer at their site. where did you order them from?

Moog are CK or RK 80405 and 80404 for 00-04 and RK80407 and RK80408 for 05 to 11.
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Large came into effect in 2005. Maybe some end of run cars in 04 got the big but I doubt it.
Quite a lot of the '05's came out in 2nd/3rd qtr of '04. My '05 has a June build date & bought it in July '04. Yea I did test drive a couple left over svt's down the 405. As Pacific Ford had over a dozen svt's at the time.
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I had pretty much the same problem, ended up buying a used 05 knuckle with abs and a matching control arm.
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I had pretty much the same problem, ended up buying a used 05 knuckle with abs and a matching control arm.
Or you can use a '05+ ball joints......
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Has anyone in racing conditions had ball joint brake on them in the 00-04 size this making the 05 a endurance upgrade?
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Has anyone in racing conditions had ball joint brake on them in the 00-04 size this making the 05 a endurance upgrade?
Kinda similar for Ford to up the diameter of the struts for the '06+ cars. As you know all the svt's came w/ the smaller ones. I'd say no....Main thing I've seen is the hubs.
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Good to hear, got the hubs worked out.
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