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I have a 2004 QC Hemi, with just over 100K. It has been lifted for a few years, so most of the bump stops and bushings were replaced with poly bushings. However I am looking to replace the non kit bushings like front sway bar, the lift kit reused the stock end links. I figure I would just do upper and lower control arms to replace the ball joints along with those bushings since they come in the new control arms. Any other bushings?
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I would maybe do the rear leaf spring bushings. I was actually gonna do them on my truck soon too.
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True. I think I am going to focus on the front end since its 2WD. I know the sway bar bushings and end links are looking pretty old I was going to get some bushing from rock auto. I also am going to replace the driver's side hub since I replaced the passenger one about a year ago. Then I think I might start doing upper and lower control arms because for the prices of bushings and ball joints plus the work/hassle to get the bushings pressed out and into new control arms I think its just cheaper to get the new control arms IMHO.
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Ordered up sway bar bushings, end links, drivers side hub, fan clutch, and drive belt from Rock Auto. I'll see how everything fits but should hopefully help to give the truck some love
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I changed out the front sway bar bushings as well as the end links, though half of the end links now are extensions from Pro Comp for the lift kit. Things seem to go together pretty well. I also swapped out the fan clutch because I figured that would be giving us trouble soon, and the driver's side hub
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I was going to do more front end work before tires but a blow out on the way to an ultrasound with the family kind of forced my hand. Times like that I really wish the truck wasn't lifted
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