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I need a front suspension rebuild and these products seem to be the same. Looks like the "newer" high-end product lines can be identified by a bright blue grease boot and these are coming to market now.

Check out this ad: http://www.spicerchassis.com/wps/wc...e66d05ee771/balljointshowdown.pdf?MOD=AJPERES Interestingly, I went to NAPA to get #NCP-260-1064 upper ball joints (the Spicer #5001009 was N/A) and noticed their "Precision Engineered" packaging. It has the newer blue sealed products all over the box... including the upper ball joints. Opened the box and the old-style was in there... exactly the style Spicer was dissing in their ad :sad:. Rock Auto shows these bj's out of stock for over a month which leads me to believe the new version is coming soon but not soon enough for me. Either marketing jumped the gun, or my specific application is just not here yet. Oh well.

I've gone over many suspension threads on the Spicer/NAPA vs. Moog vs. AutoZone etc. and have come to the conclusion that Spicer Pro gets my money for their technical merit and current product evolution.
 

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Ordered my parts, got them the next day. Also the next day, Rock brings online some chassis products by Mevotech (from Canada). They have a catalog for older cars http://www.mevotech.com/main.aspx?id=6&article=447 Decent site with good tech. Looks like their top line is 'Supreme Chassis'. I've never heard of them before.......
 

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Just an observation here. I believe the "product evolution" that you have taken note of is nothing more than a redesign to reduce manufacturing cost. I'm sure it's a good product but some of their "advances" are likely nothing more than hype.
Mike
 
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