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Is definitely better than the 18 year old part that was the original, but after I receive it I noticed it wasn't as stiff, shouldn't be able to move it by hand, but was fully Greased with new Seal, Great with less Clunking and not as loud, according to the Stiffness of the ball joint overall not bad, and Satisfied.
from Marrietta Ga
4.0Works as expected...
Perfect fit on my 2004 Jeep Wrangler X. The lower ball joint comes with a nut, cotter pin, and grease fittings. I installed the grease fitting to fill it with grease (Not sure that it was necessary as it had grease in it), but the grease fitting had to be removed after installing the front axle shafts. The ball joint also came with a screw in plug which I replaced the grease fitting with. I believe that you must remove the axle shafts in order to install the grease fitting and grease the ball joint (on a Jeep Wrangler TJ you do anyhow).
By Alaska TJ
from Fairbanks, AK
3.0Good product, But...
This product is a great change from the OEM, but when I replace them next time, I will look for one that has the grease zerk on the side. The only way to grease it is by pulling the axle shaft or trying to fit your fingers in to install the zerk to grease and removing it afterwards. All a pain with big fingers.
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