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these should fix any future upper balljoint issues, and allow for my travel, when adding a leveling kit to a 4th gen ram 1/2 ton 4x4

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it is a problem wether people want to admit it or not
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Till mine go out then I will worry about it.Till then keep on truckin.
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Even with the bilsteins this problem happens?
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Ok just throwing this out there,When you lift a truck your upper ball joints are under a lot of strain.So they will go out.But I have had my lift on my truck for 10 months now and no problems yet.I would rather pay 120.00 to replace my upper ball joints every 2 years if that is the case.Then dish out 800.00 and you don't know if they wouldn't go out later?
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they also allow for more travel

which adding a leveling kit hurts your travel
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Ball joint easy enough fix. The real wear and tear comes on the cv joints when they are pushed out of their operating angle of about 12-15 degrees. The new arm wont help that, but I did just read about cv joints in the December issue of Peterson's 4 Wheel and Offroad Magazine. They eluded to some new technology coming out on the cv joint/IFS front (not truck specific). Pretty good article though.

Nice find on the upper arms though, and those Icon items on that website are sick and hella pricey!!!
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Ball joint easy enough fix. The real wear and tear comes on the cv joints when they are pushed out of their operating angle of about 12-15 degrees. The new arm wont help that, but I did just read about cv joints in the December issue of Peterson's 4 Wheel and Offroad Magazine. They eluded to some new technology coming out on the cv joint/IFS front (not truck specific). Pretty good article though.

Nice find on the upper arms though, and those Icon items on that website are sick and hella pricey!!!

Agreed.Yes they are hella pricey.
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they have better upper balljoints for more angle
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I don't dought that a bit.Here look at mine and you will see I wont need these .



Look at my cv's/axles they are streight across.So I don't think I will need any upper ball joints anytime soon.it is pretty much just like stock.
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