Refurbishing Upper Control Arms (UCA)

  1. MObarracuda

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    Refurbishing Upper Control Arms

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    • Arron tate

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      Nice write up along with picture’s and easy to understand follow along instructions.
      Wish more people would be to the point with on target facts.
      Thanks
      Happy Mopar :)
      Arron
       
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      • dartfreak75

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        Nice job!! Those look good! I like the bushings press! I used a ball joint press on mine. I cant believe how good that vinegar did. I used a wire wheel and brake cleaner and it did get them that clean. Nice job bud! Cant wait to see them painted.
         
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          Your doing a great job! Keep up the good work! This is a great walk thru for first timers. I have the moog offset bushings also I have not installed them yet. So basically on the front of the uca the arrow points to the ball joint and the rear it points to the car?
          I have skp ball joints upper and lower. I dont see much difference other than the boot from the moog ball joint I'm sure either will be fine.
           
        • mopar505

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          looks solid........ moog all the way.
           
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          Looks great. Great job
           
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          Very good pictorial that is very helpful thanks!
           
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          This would make a awesome how to thread. Mods?
           
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            Yep, lots of good stuff here. Wish I would have 'discovered' vinegar sooner. Would have saved a lot of time with a wire wheel on a drill. I did some evaporust at much higher cost and I think vinegar works better. Only advantage of the evapo is it did not re-rust right away if not coated soon.
             
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            • MObarracuda

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              I tried to link this article to the how to section and got this reply.

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              6pk2goDemon Mopar Mod Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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              I'll work on this later today...

              That's because linking to an existing thread doesn't fit the "How To" format. I'll fix it for you...:)
               
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              • dukeboy_318

                dukeboy_318 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor. FABO Gold Member

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                nice but one thing to note, the last several boxes of Moog stuff I've gotten, has said made in Mexico on them...
                 
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                Mexico is closer than China but not much better. The bad Bart is the bushing say assembled in Mexico...so the stampings could have been done anywhere in the world.

                That would be great...I have so much time vesteted in the other posts to recreate it.
                 
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