What else am I missing ?

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  1. Richard Kuss

    Richard Kuss Kusstum Performance

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    Redoing my front suspension and part of my steering in my 70 next month I've placed two orders from rock auto so far.
    Here's what I have
    MOOG:
    Upper ball joints
    LCA/w ball joints
    Strut rod bushings
    Inner tierods
    Outter tierods
    Tierod Adjustment sleeves

    CALVERT 90/10 shocks.

    I decided after I made my first purchase that I want to buy the MOOG UCA assembly. so the ball joints I have are useless.
    I also want to replace my spring perches and debating buying new set of MOOG coils since they're less than $60.
    I'm leaving the sway bar alone for now because I plan on upgrading it soon.
    Questions? comments? concerns?
    Anything I should add?
     

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    zerk fittings...

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    Pitman arm bushing and idler arm?
     
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    Richard Kuss Kusstum Performance

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    For ? from what I can tell all the moog stuff came with em
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    are they...straight or 90s?
     
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    The roller spring perches are definitely worth it. You can feel the difference while driving.
     
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    The strut rods are under a pretty good load. Not knowing about the issues with poly bushings and strut rods not working well, I snapped a strut rod. Luckily it was low speed going over a speed bump. Ripped the steering wheel out of my grip. Would have been ugly at any kind of speed .... would have pulled me head on into traffic going the other way. Lucky that day!

    My point is if a side load can snap one merely because I replaced a rubber bushing with a stiffer one, maybe it should have been made to move freely in the first place.
     
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    That's worth keeping an eye on... I bought the moog replacement rubbers. so hopefully I'll be good. I think the only poly bushings I have are on my sway bars

     
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    Poly is fine anywhere else in the front end. I used polygraphites, the whole kit, from PST and they have been quiet. Noise is a common complaint with some brands.
     
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