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Post '06-'08 1500 Non-Mega Cab Moog Suspension Part #'s

These are the parts numbers from Bumper to Bumper Auto Parts and should fit all 1500s except mega cabs.

Upper Ball Joint-------------------K100115
Lower Ball Joint-------------------K7411

Outside Tie Rod Ends--------------ES80574
Sway Bar Link---------------------K80894

I was also told that it wouldn't hurt to put rubber shims behind my sway bar since I had over 100K miles on my truck.

Tomorrow when I have some light I'll also put up some parts numbers for shocks on the front.
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For anyone interested I also collected a few shock numbers for quick reference.


Rancho RS5000---------(front)RS5788 and (rear)RS5274
Bilstein HD--------------(front)BE5-E301-H0/24-186261 (rear)BE5-2550-H1/24-025508
Bilstein 5100------------(front)BE5-E523-H0/24-186988 (rear)BE5-6682-H8/24-185783


For those interested in significantly increasing your 1/2T truck's capacity the Monroe Load Leveling shock with coil spring assist can increase capacity up to 1100lbs according to Monroe. The part number on the body of mine was P095D.

Those are the proper numbers off the websites. That said the bodies of my old HDs had 31910 1E30H0 on them FWIW. I'll check again when it gets brighter outside
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Moog Front Sway Bar Bushings----K7383

From personal experience I have just found out that if you need ball joints or sway bar links you need to change the sway bar bushings. Mine looked fine till I pull the bar out of curiosity and they were starting to break down. To make it more interesting the material had almost worn all the way through on the back side.
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