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MOOG Ball Joint

Part No. K8607T Warranty Details  

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MOOG Problem Solver products incorporate proven design and engineering features to ensure like new steering, ease of installation and longer life. MOOG is the preferred steering and suspension parts brand of professional technicians and NASCAR Crew Chiefs.

Product Features:
  • Problem Solver® powdered metal gusher bearing design enables grease to flow through the bearing to the stud for reduced friction and enhanced strength and stability.
  • Problem Solver® patented cover plate design allows for tighter tolerances vs traditional cover plate designs, providing a more durable and extended life part.
  • Exclusive cover plate protects against contaminants leaking into the bearing surface.
  • MOOG® engineered steel composition results in a stronger component. Full ball metal stud provides 360 degrees of smooth, consistent, rotational movement resulting in more responsive steering.
  • An enlarged ball joint receptacle in the lower control arm can cause a loose ball joint fit. MOOG® Problem Solver® design includes an oversized housing for a more secure fit.
  • Greaseable socket design allows new lubricant to flush contaminants from the assembly, reducing corrosion and wear.
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Adjustable:No
Arm & Joint:No
Ball Joint Only:Yes
Dust Seal:Yes
Location:Front
Material:Steel
Mounting Type:Press-In
Replaceable Grease:Yes

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MOOGBall Joint
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

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    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (6)
  • High-performance (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Truck enthusiast (4), Casual driver (3), Mechanic (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

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5.0

Moog ball joints ram 2500

By 

from new york

About Me Competitive Driver

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks

    Comments about MOOG Ball Joint:

    I have used moog products in the past and have had no problems with them. Easy install and stand up to their durability claim. Great product!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Good product

    By 

    from Lexington, Ky

    About Me Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

    Level 1

    Pros

    • Durable
    • High-Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

      Comments about MOOG Ball Joint:

      Changed out on f250. Definitely a serious job for a do it yourselfer like me but a good reason why to pay a little more for a higher quality part so you don't have to do it again.

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      • No

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      (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      2002 ford F-250

      By 

      from Illinois

      About Me Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Durable
      • High-Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about MOOG Ball Joint:

        Very Good Quality

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        • No

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        (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Noticeable Difference

        By 

        from Upstate NY

        About Me Truck Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

        • Instock And Installed

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about MOOG Ball Joint:

            Costs more but lasts longer... I replaced all four ball joints even though only one was bad; I can definitely notice the improvement. Well worth the few extra dollars and time to do it right, and do it only once!

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            • No

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            (17 of 32 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            good fit good on line price

            By 

            from WI.

            About Me Mechanic

            Verified Buyer
            Level 2

            Comments about MOOG Ball Joint:

            Good fit high quality

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            • No

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            (17 of 32 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            It's MOOG!

            By 

            from SE WISCONSIN

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer
            Level 2

            Pros

            • Durable
            • High-Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Cars
              • Small Cars
              • Trucks

              Comments about MOOG Ball Joint:

              MOOG ball joints are the best there are...they come with greasable zerk fittings. This one was part of a complete ball joint / U-joint job on a 2003 F350 SD Crew Cab 4X4 dually...not a job for a rookie. The parts fit perfectly as expected, and will be expected to perform perfectly probably for the remainder of the life of the vehicle. Moog U-joints and Federal Bearing seals and bearings were also used on the rest of the job. This was a job where it was worth paying a few extra bucks for the best quality parts.

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              • No

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              (17 of 33 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Parts were on time and the truck is fixe

              By 

              from Centreville, VA

              About Me Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer
              Level 2

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Trucks

                Comments about MOOG Ball Joint:

                Upper and lower ball joints to fix my F 250.

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                • No

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                (18 of 30 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Would buy again

                By 

                from Willoughby Hills, Ohio

                About Me Mechanic

                Verified Buyer
                Level 3

                Pros

                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Trucks

                  Comments about MOOG Ball Joint:

                  Excellent replacement part. Serviceable and good quality.

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                  • No

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                  (17 of 35 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Lean Manufacturing Network

                  By 

                  from Connecticut

                  Verified Buyer
                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • High-Performance

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about MOOG Ball Joint:

                    [...]Exactly what I expected

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                    • Q:

                      WHY ARE YOU SHOWING ME A BALL JOINT THAT CLEARLY DOES NOT GO TO MY SPECIFIC VEHICLE?
                      Asked on 3/4/2016 by hey you from MASS. 02703

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Thank you for bringing this to our attention! Please provide your vehicle's year, make and model so that we can forward this information to our content team to update the site.

                        Answered on 3/6/2016 by Solomon from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Does this come as a pair? How many are included in the pack?
                      Asked on 2/3/2016 by tocagao from Franklin, NJ

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        That's a good question, Tocagao! This Moog Front Lower Ball Joint - Part No. K8607T is sold individually. You'll need two of these per vehicle.

                        Answered on 2/4/2016 by Solomon from AAP
                    • Q:

                      how do i tell the difference between a Moog ball joint and a OEM ball joint
                      Asked on 9/30/2012 by AS from Connecticut

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        The non-serviceable socket design cannot flush contaminants from the assembly, causing corrosion and wear. But the serviceable MOOG socket design allows new lubricant to flush contaminants away from the bearing/full-ball metal stud assembly. The boot deterioration/failure can lead to lubrication loss. The bearing quickly wears, resulting in excessive deflection, imprecise steering/alignment and possible assembly separation. The plastic bearings do not uniformly transmit force into the wall of the housing and cover plate, causing deformation and wear. This affects steering stability and results in shorter service life. But the hardened, powdered-metal gusher Moog bearings are not prone to the excessive wear that plastic bearings suffer under unfavorable conditions.
                        The Moog is having powdered-metal bearing construction which withstands higher psi loads without deformation. The MOOG bearings fit tightly against the housing, allowing them to transfer vehicle loads to the housing. This diminishes load forces and reduces stress. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                        Answered on 10/1/2012 by Rick from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Why is this ball joint listed as a 'Problem solver'? What is different than other ball joints?
                      Thanks. Jim
                      Asked on 11/6/2010 by Jim from Capron, Il

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        It is known to be a more durable ball joint, nothing more. Sorry for the confusion

                        Answered on 1/20/2011 by Anonymous
                    • Q:

                      I took my truck for an alignment and the repair facility informed me that after "x" amount of play/movemant in the ball joints, they have to be replaced before an alignment can be done. Do I need Upper and Lower? Both sides? Are Moog any better, really, than the rest?
                      Asked on 12/25/2009 by Short time truck owner. from Martinsburg, West Virginia

                      1 answer

                      • A:

                        Moog is the best. Yes, if you have to take it apart, do both upper and lowers. A LOT of work involved. Check around for prices. My Ford dealer was actually cheaper than anyone else at $525 plus parts. Do not use Ford Joints...no grease fitting, and get 90 degree fittings for the top ball joints..IF you want to get grease into them. This is from the Ford mechanic.

                        Answered on 2/13/2010 by Ray B. from White Plains, MD
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