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 Post subject: which supplier?
PostPosted: Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:26 pm 
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1987 D150 shorty ...wanting to replace all my tired old front suspension and steering components. In the old days MOOG was the go to supplier but I have been reading about issues with their recent manufacture. Suggestions? Thanks


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 Post subject: Re: which supplier?
PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:51 am 
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See if you can get Proforged or Spicer professional. They make nicer stuff, in my recent experience. MOOG has gone to the dogs.

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 Post subject: Re: which supplier?
PostPosted: Tue Oct 12, 2021 8:22 am 
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Dart270 wrote:
See if you can get Proforged or Spicer professional. They make nicer stuff, in my recent experience. MOOG has gone to the dogs.

Lou



Is moog crap now as well for the rubber bushings as well?

I know they have fallen victim to ever increasing globalization for ball joints and other "hard" parts.

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 Post subject: Re: which supplier?
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Last time I bought moog offset UCA bushings and the "improved" strut rod bushings, they were still very nice. I will not buy balljoints or tie rod ends from moog again.

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