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I have heard the 05 and newer guys say they need new UCA's because the vibration problems are so bad. My question though is this. On the 2001-2004 body style trucks why would you need new UCA's?
 

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dont see a relation with vibration. uniballs are perfered over ball joints because they are a weak link and they dont flex as good. with extended travel coilovers you have to have them
 

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so if i am not running long travel and not doing any flexing, i dont need to worry about em?
 

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badmoonrising said:
unless you have ext. coilovers
so if i run fabtech coilovers with AAL's out back and dont crawl or desert wheel you still reccomend them?
 

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I have them on my 04 without the extended coilovers. (Camburgs) I noticed a BIG difference in stability and handling with uniballs vs the stock ball joints. It was also easier to get a better alignment with the lift too. Plus, they look nice! :xpimp: lol
 

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NorcalPR said:
UCA's only increase down travel...

BTW, suspension tech.
no, they don't.

only extended shocks will do that.
 

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hytenor said:
no, they don't.

only extended shocks will do that.
What I meant was, if you get extended shocks, your limiting factor is now the UCA. The UCA allows for more down travel, no lift.
 

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Muddin taco2131 said:
I have heard the 05 and newer guys say they need new UCA's because the vibration problems are so bad.
Just to clarify; the reason the '05+ owners get the after-market UCAs is to correct alignment problems (not enough caster) after a lift. It has nothing to do with vibration issues.
 

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PuckerFactor said:
but they allow for more downtravel ;)

Hi chris!
not w/o longer shocks or a Top load spacer which was my point ;)

the UCAs do nothing for down-travel by themselves and I didn't want some noob thinking otherwise.
 
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