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Old 02-21-13, 09:15 AM   #16
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Same thing happened to me in one of my acuras, all I could think about is what if I was on the interstate next to a 18wheeler. Now I have lower ball joint paranoia.
Ball Joint Paranoia, same here.
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Old 02-21-13, 09:19 AM   #17
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its because of the nissan wheels. lol
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Old 02-21-13, 06:00 PM   #18
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same thing happened to me in my old 5.0. cept i was flying down a block when it happened. then the **** who towed it ****ed up my fender -__- glad your alright though and no major damage to your car
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Old 02-22-13, 06:36 PM   #19
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appreciate the post, just ordered a pair from rockauto, cheap insurance!
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Old 03-26-13, 02:43 PM   #20
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Old 04-01-13, 12:26 PM   #21
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You should be fine, ball joints nowadays are at a reasonable price.
Glad no one was hurt though.
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Old 04-05-13, 10:21 PM   #22
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this thread made me change my ball joints! moog from rock auto ftw
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Old 04-10-13, 03:36 PM   #23
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Well now I'm off to check my ball joints
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Old 04-11-13, 09:42 AM   #24
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I am replacing mine with new Moog ball joints tomorrow.
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i need to look into this quickly.....my car has 150k on the clock....
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Same exact thing happened to me
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Old 10-28-13, 04:11 PM   #27
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Did you replace the ball joint your self? If so how long did it take you and did you go ahead and replace the strut and springs? How much did it cost for all the parts?
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I'm sorry thats happened to you. Same thing happened to me before but with a different car. It sucks and its scary. I hope that you are okay.
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Lo and behold this happened again!! I'm a newbie to this car stuff but before the first incident ball joints were not a nuisance. Is this typical, changing ball joints yearly maybe even twice a year?? What else could be the problem?
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Omg this is scary. Can't believe stuff like this happens!
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