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Old 12-20-2011, 05:11 PM
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Moog VS. Mevotech VS. AC Delco?

Hey guys, looking to rebuild my front suspension on my 2002 2500hd. My upper control arm bushings are shot at 110,000 miles. I plan on using MOOG for most of my suspension parts aka tie rods, pitman arm, idler arm...but my biggest concern is the upper control arms and bushings. Does anyone have any experience with the above brands? The AC Delco control arms are very attractive pricewise since they come with ball joints and bushings. The same as Mevotech. The Moog ones only come with ball joints, no bushings. Any suggestions? Money is not a matter, looking more for OEM direct fit and QUALITY! Thanks guys for any input....
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Old 12-20-2011, 06:15 PM
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get the ones with the ball joints and bushings already installed that would be the most important thing. Me personally, I like rebestos. they have a really nice web parts search. but thats just me. My parts supplier used to ued moog, but now they switched. sometimes its nice to look up my parts before I order them. I guess its just what you perfer, and which parts supplier you like the best and who you would rather give your money to.
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Old 12-20-2011, 06:33 PM
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get the ones with the ball joints and bushings already installed that would be the most important thing. Me personally, I like rebestos. they have a really nice web parts search. but thats just me. My parts supplier used to ued moog, but now they switched. sometimes its nice to look up my parts before I order them. I guess its just what you perfer, and which parts supplier you like the best and who you would rather give your money to.
Thank you for your response dieselss. Only AC Delco and Mevotech control arms come pre- installed with both the ball joint and control arm bushings. Moog control arms only come with the ball joint, and bushings are extra and sold as a seperate line item. I guess if I had to choose between Mevotech and Ac Delco, it's a no brainer for me. AC Delco...
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Old 12-20-2011, 06:35 PM
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well then,,,,that wasnt so hard now was it??? lol just outta wonder, did you look into rebestos?
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Old 12-20-2011, 07:07 PM
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well then,,,,that wasnt so hard now was it??? lol just outta wonder, did you look into rebestos?
Not at all, but I didn't realize the importance of buying the control arm pre-installed with the ball joint and bushing. Out of curiosity, what's really the big difference between installing the bushing myself or it already coming installed from the factory? More probability of human error on my part?
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Old 12-20-2011, 07:19 PM
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New, there easy to install. But if it was me, I would not want to do it unless I was using urathane(sp) bushings. Just one less item to do yourself. Make it as easy on yourself as possible.
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