Suspension Ball Joint
Hover over the image to zoom in
Suspension Ball Joint Suspension Ball Joint Suspension Ball Joint
Share this:

Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint

Part No. DW-K9802 Warranty Details  
$24.99
Quantity  Add to Cart

See if this part fits a specific vehicle.

Check Vehicle Fit

Driveworks chassis parts help to eliminate front-end vibration, shimmy and unsafe handling. Driveworks chassis parts meet OE specifications, help ensure improved steering response and reduce tire wear.

Product Features:
  • Forged housing provides exceptional strength and durability
  • Oxidation film on the surface of the metal protects against corrosion
  • Phosphated ball stud provides a smooth, durable and wear-resistant surface to extend service life
  • Premium Polychloroprene rubber boots are fitted with grease relief valves to prevent contamination
Back To Top
Arm and Joint:No
Ball Joint Only:Yes
Dust Seal:Yes
Greasable:No
Material:45#Steel:51=H 40Cr:40=H Others:9=H
Outside Diameter:40.05 mm
Stem Thread Diameter:M12*1.25
Stem With Cotter Pin Hole:Yes

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
DriveworksSuspension Ball Joint
 
2.3

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

No Pros

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good fo the money

FYI - to those ripping the boot during install. You need to remove the boot before pressing the joint into the socket. This is true for all ball joints like this. Trying to...Read complete review

FYI - to those ripping the boot during install. You need to remove the boot before pressing the joint into the socket. This is true for all ball joints like this. Trying to press any ball joint in with the boot on will result in ripped boot.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

So far so good

April 2010. Installed two of these on a "beater" high mileage 1993 Honda Civic LX (manual trans). They fit fine, no problems. Included new castle nut, clip and...Read complete review

April 2010. Installed two of these on a "beater" high mileage 1993 Honda Civic LX (manual trans). They fit fine, no problems. Included new castle nut, clip and cotter pin. Good price: [$]. Hopefully they last a reasonable amount of time/mileage.

Reviewed by 12 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
5.0

quality is ok.

By 

from undisclosed

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer
3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

quality is not as good as the more expensive one but this works fine. Just hope it last long.

(4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good fo the money

By 

from Pittsburgh PA

About Me Casual Driver

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • None so far

Best Uses

  • Small Cars

Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

FYI - to those ripping the boot during install. You need to remove the boot before pressing the joint into the socket. This is true for all ball joints like this. Trying to press any ball joint in with the boot on will result in ripped boot.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

HONDA CIVIC 1997 EX FITS JUST FINE

By 

from BOSTON

About Me Competitive Driver

See all my reviews

3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

      HONDA CIVIC 1997 EX :

      BETTER THAN AUTOZONE DURALAST BALL JOINT BETTER BELIEVE THAT

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      One was really nice, one EH.

      By 

      from Ohio

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

      Ordered 2, One was made in Japan and looked very good and very close to original. The other one looked like average aftermarket quality. They must use different suppliers for the same part. Would have like two of the first one.

      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      I would buy this product again and again

      By 

      from aurora, ohio

      About Me Mechanic

      Verified Buyer
      Helpful Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Cars

        Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

        its a good product just wasn't filled with much grease.
        also had to remove boot to install on vehicle.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (10 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        So far so good

        By 

        from Lenexa, KS

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Includes hardware

        Cons

        • Made in China

        Best Uses

          Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

          April 2010. Installed two of these on a "beater" high mileage 1993 Honda Civic LX (manual trans). They fit fine, no problems. Included new castle nut, clip and cotter pin. Good price: [$]. Hopefully they last a reasonable amount of time/mileage.

          (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          broke after roughly 13k miles

          By 

          from milwaukee wi

          Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

          Broke on me whilst going up a driveway ramp. Do not get this one.

          (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          I'd avoid this one...

          By 

          from kiel,wi

          See all my reviews

          Helpful Reviewer

          Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

          Broke after 8 months of use and cost me a $100 tow home. I definitely would not recommend!

          (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          2000 Civic DX

          By 

          from Minnesota

          Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

          Guarantee to rip the boot. They don't fit. Don't waste your money.

          (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          I do not recomend

          By 

          from North Carolina

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Pros

            Cons

            • Boot To Bulky
            • Incompatible

            Best Uses

              Comments about Driveworks Suspension Ball Joint:

              The exact application was a 1993 Honda civic DX coupe with an auto trans, bone stock. I needed to replace both CV shafts so while I had it apart I also did the tired ball joints. I had a Duralast ball joint on hand that I purchased from AutoZone previously. I purchased this drive works ball joint at Advance auto because I just happened to be in there for an electrical part AutoZone didn't carry. The Duralast joint went in no problem using a standard ball joint press on the driver side. When I went to put the Driveworks joint in the passenger side the first thing I noticed was the boot was so bulky it was very difficult to get the joint into the socket. I believe most DIY'ers will rip the boot during that step. I hooked up the press and applied the impact, it did not fit! Not even close, this ball joint was to big. After a quick trip to get a second Duralast joint I had the job done and back together in no time. Yes I did have the socket lubed with a coat of grease and yes I'm very familiar with ball joint replacement. I maintain 4 vehicles and have all the proper tools to accomplish this job. Save your time and money and get the Duralast or better yet an even pricier Better brand.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Displaying reviews 1-10

              Back to top

              Previous | Next »

              Do you have questions about this product?

               

              Ask a question, get answers from real customers and in-house experts. For further assistance, please review your support options on our Contact Us page.

              1 Question | 1 Answer
              Displaying question 1
              • Q:

                will this ball joint fit upper and lower
                Asked on 6/22/2011 by jimbo from homosassa fl.

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  This ball joint is meant for lower.

                  Answered on 6/28/2011 by Vincent from AAP
              Displaying question 1

              Do you have a question about this product? 

              Check out the specials in our monthly flyer.
               
               
              Disclaimer We strive to keep all information accurate and up-to-date; however, product availability, pricing, promotions and store hours are subject to change without notice. Please contact Customer Care if you have any questions or corrections.