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Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

If you had to choose which parts you were going to rebuild your front end with (ball joints, center link, idler arm, tie rods, etc.) who would you go with?

ACDelco is a bit more expensive, but are they actually better?

Here's a some comparison pics of upper ball joints for instance:

ACDelco

Moog

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Re: Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

well, Moog probably makes the AC Delco parts..

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Re: Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

No, they're different. Look at the pics. As near as I can tell, NAPA Premium parts are the same as ACDelco from the searches I've done on TC.

I suppose it doesn't matter too much. Anything's better than my shot parts ...

Moog would save me $75 for my LONG list of replacement parts, though.

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Re: Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

I would go with the Moog parts. Despite what many have said, there is NOTHING wrong with Moog parts. Then you can use the other 75 bucks you would save and get some other suspension parts like and worn steering components perhaps.

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Re: Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

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Then you can use the other 75 bucks you would save and get some other suspension parts like and worn steering components perhaps.
Front and rear sway bars are on the list... I'm still looking for a fair priced supplier, but that's another topic.

BTW, where can you get stock spindles online?????
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Re: Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

I second the opinion on MOOG parts and check this sight out.

http://www.autopartsgiant.com/CAT_FRAMEX.cfm

You might even save more on the parts. Free shipping as well

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Re: Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

I'd prefer Dana/Spicer over either one.

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Re: Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

napa sells dana and i would recomm it over both also!!! i chose it along with spc stage 2 kit,bilstein shocks and currie upper and lower in rear with del a lum front lower bushings in my stock lower control arms reinforced.
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Re: Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

Here's a good topic where this was discussed previously... MOOG Suspension parts

Pay close attention to this part in particular.
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Napa's premium line has nothing to do with Moog. In fact the Napa premium line is not like any other suspension part anywhere other than Howe's precision ball joints. They are the best money can buy, no other suspension part manufacturer offers a one-piece socket with a precision forged and machined pivot ball, all the others are cast sockets and it's obvious.
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Re: Moog vs. ACDelco suspension parts...

Those Napa premium line parts are very good quality too. However, you wont have the 75 bucks left over to put towards sway bars. They are a little more expensive, but worth the extra cost none of the less.

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