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Old 12-20-2011, 01:03 AM   #1
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Default 1999 f150 4x4 upper control arm bushing and balljoint replacement?

Hey, while i had my truck up on jackstands today doing the brake job i noticed that my upper control arm bushings were shot as well as my upper ball joints, how easy is it to replace these. I found that i could just buy the new control arm with new bushings and ball joint at napa for 74.99 which isn't bad. Im pretty mechanically inclined and have a garage full of tools, but is this something i really want to do myself? what is there to it?
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Old 12-20-2011, 04:27 AM   #2
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you replace the whole arm, as far as i know, if is the upper, go to rockauto.com is cheaper, that's where i buy my parts from for my vehicles
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Probably one of the easiest things do to other than filling gas. lol its an exaggeration but you get my points. With 2 people you could easily get it done in less than hour each side. You wanna get a camber kit because it messed up my camber pretty bad even when i put them exactly the same as stock with marks, but the alignment guy fixed that.
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