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Oem Vs Aftermarket Parts Spotting??

Old 07-09-2019, 10:56 PM
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Oem Vs Aftermarket Parts Spotting??


Tomorrow I am going to a local wreckers to grab a driver side compression rod (Radius Rod) . I also considered rock auto.

Anyways how can I spot if it's an oem part vs aftermarket.

Of course I prefer a good condition oem vs good condition aftermarket part.

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Old 07-09-2019, 11:09 PM
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I'll he completely honest, I would definitely not install a USED one since it has a short lifespan and a high failure rate.

Unless you are doing the work yourself and willing to risk installing the same part twice and possibly ruining a set of front tires.
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Well. The bushing will be a brand new whiteline. Poly

I'm doing everything myself. So no real labour costs.
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Moog makes very nice quality parts for suspension and steering components. Rock auto sells a moog one. I think you can get it on amazon too for same price with no shipping. I would get a new moog one and put the whiteline bushing in that instead of a used one. Just my 2 cents.
Old 07-10-2019, 09:20 AM
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Yeah the ball joints go bad too, my OEM rod BJs didn't last to 100k. Now I'm using mevotech supremes with Whiteline bushings, all is well
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