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Ball Joint time on my 2015 HD 6.4

Discussion in 'Heavy Duty' started by Mag162, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. Mag162

    Mag162 Junior Member

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    First post on the forum. I have a 2015 RAM HD with the 6.4, Rough /country leveling kit and 35's
    After noticing some uneven tread wear and rotating the tires I notice a small bit of play in my upper passenger ball joint. Truck has 110k and is my 100 mile RT DD.
    Will be replacing all the ball joints at once. What is the best stuff to use and while in there what else should I look to replace. Truck has been 100% reliable with brakes at 90K the only thing Ive done to her. Besides tires every 25K or so.
     
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    Welcome to the forum. Those ball joints can get very expensive its a dealers choice thing. They make very expensive ones that are better then stock for sure. But if the stock ones went 110k makes you think. How long was the lift on the truck. Id settle in at a upgrade from stock but i would not spend 800 bucks ether. Emf joints maybe. Others that have done it will chime in.
     
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    If you don't go with the real expensive stuff, stay with OEM. Moog, and parts house stuff is garbage(yes, worse than OEM), and the truck won't drive right. I made that mistake and had Moogs put in my '05 and it never tracked right after that.

    On Edit: My '05 was a CTD, so the extra weight of the Cummins made the binding of the aftermarket joints more pronounced.
     
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    That’s good stuff. I’d go with Carli or back in with oem.
     
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    Where can I find the OEM stuff? or a part number?
    And what about replacing bearings and hubs and anything else up there while everything is off?
     
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    Hey b and bearing r one piece. As long as it has no play and feels smooth while turning don't worry about them. Rockauto usually has OEM at good prices.

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    Put some good grease in those hubs while it's your apart. It's not easy without an extra hand but spin them and slowly squeeze the grease gun. Remove the ABS sensor on top and fill thru that hole.

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    the EMF Ball joints are rebuild-able on the truck, and supposedly bomb proof.
    Thuren recommendation, so ill close my eyes and throw the cash at them.

    not sure if there are any laying around right now but i would give them a shout.
     

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