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UCA . . . Uniball or balljoint?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by toyohtadude, Jan 16, 2015.

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UCA Type purchased (Please explain why in the thread... thanks!)

  1. I bought uniball.

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  2. I bought balljoint.

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  1. Jan 16, 2015 at 12:30 PM
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    toyohtadude

    toyohtadude [OP] New Member

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    Did you buy UCAs? If so, what type and please share your experience with them regarding fit, wear and tear, maintenance, etc... I'm looking and want informed feedback from those of you who know. Thanks!
     
  2. Jan 16, 2015 at 12:33 PM
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    HHIRunner

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    I started with the LR UCAs, ball joints went bad quickly, and now I have a set of Total Chaos Uniball UCAs at my house waiting to go on. Also I know @LTDSC will agree with me on LR not being the way to go.
     
  3. Jan 16, 2015 at 12:47 PM
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    wnelax04sr5

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    Some claim balljoint to protect from the elements, and if you're running stock suspension it's probably the best way to go. That said, a well taken care of uniball will last just as long in reality, it just requires a bit more attention
     
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  4. Jun 2, 2015 at 5:01 AM
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    Toyo

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    I have the ICON and have had zero issues. They have about 15K on them with several trips to Moab.
     
  5. Jun 2, 2015 at 6:11 AM
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    LTDSC

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    I run the total chaos arms with uniball. It honestly depends on what you plan to do with your vehicle. Ball joints are fine and uniball arms are fine. It just depends how rough you plan to be. Mine have been on for two years no noises so don't believe the "squeak" lie.
     
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  6. Jun 2, 2015 at 8:07 AM
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    cooks804

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    I have built right UCA and I really like them
     
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