rebuild front end

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  1. ricardogarces

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    hi guys, im rebuilding my front end right now so i need advise from the suspension gurus lol, im doing UCA,LCA all 4 ball joints, sway bar bushing and end links .but this is my concern upper control shaft seems ok should i replace them, i mean the shaft or you guys suggest the whole UCA?? can i just replace the UCA shaft or go with the moog problem solber now that i have them apart....sorry if i made mistake englisg is not my first language, im from mexico and my mav in mexican too with a danna 44 rear end
     
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    Replace the UCA with the shaft . if you buy the complete assembly will be cheaper
     
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    Yo lo cambiaria todo. De hecho yo consegui todas las partes en kit por 300/dolares. Es curioso el que yo tambien tengo un maverick mexicano y le voy a cambiar toda la suspension y direccion en unas semanas. Saludos.
     
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    I prefer moog over cheap parts.
     
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    I just did the Comet GT with all Moog parts. Previously, I did the '73 Stang conv and the '69 XR7 conv with Moog also. Only way to go for the long run.

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    I totally agree.
     
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    thanks guys! UCA are on its way, also all moog parts required. what can you guys tell me about poly bushings? i know its a no on the struts, but end links? lower control arm? sway bar? should i get them?

    gracias maverick hart , tomare en cuenta lo de los kits
     
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    They give you more stability and control. Rubber bushings tend to flex an wear faster.
     
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    yep. LCA is right there...2 nuts and its off. Moog makes some. and as for the sway bar, I am shopping too and want to tag along for the responses.
     
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    I put the addco sway bar on mine
     
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    Hi Jim:
    Did Kim's Maverick also with same and the ADDCO 7/8" ths Sway Bar. Should have the car off jack stands today .. then it's off to the alignment shop with a flat-bed tow truck . I want the alignment right-on before driving any distance. Will you make it to the NPD All Ford Show next year ? If so , we' ll see you there.
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    I am not sure , never purchased from Kims Maverick. Where are they located.
     
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    He meant his daughter's (Kim) maverick.
     

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