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Old 12-07-2013, 12:20 PM
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Default Upper ball joints question

Hi, mates...

My '05 SLT CrewCab 5.7 needs ball joint replacement.
No problem in picking the correct lower ones, they're K7467 and so far I found Moog and Mevotech as options...

My problem comes when searching for the upper ones since I've found that both K7460 and K7448 are stated as compatible... but they look pretty different.

K7460 bolt on axis with body



K7448 bolt seems to be off-axis


Clearly this one will give some offset camber to the wheel Which would be the correct part? I know the best way is to take out the worn ones and see, but I wouldn't like to be without my truck while I search for the parts

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I'm pretty sure the offset ball joints are for the HD trucks (2500 and up).
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Thanks, Roger... my '05 RAM is a 2500 HD, that's why I'm still askin', wonderin' and wanderin'
I'm pretty sure both are compatible... but just in case I'll go for the straights
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