A bad control arm really means there’s a bad ball joint or worn control arm bushings. When they fail you can experience symptoms ranging from clunking noises to steering wander. This article will highlight the symptoms along with the reasons for control arm failure and what to do about it.
Polyurethane Bushings are an aftermarket alternative for replacing or upgrading the suspension bushings in a vehicle. There are a few reasons you might consider installing poly bushings but most boil down to finding a better balance between performance, durability, and comfort.
Moog sells their suspension parts through dealers and works with them on a case by case basis regarding warranty issues. So when you buy a Moog part the warranty you get is based on who you buy the part from. Some dealers support limited lifetime warranties and some do not.
Loading a Grease Gun is a fairly simple task, but there are a few tricks that can make it easier. Whether it’s your first time using a grease gun, or you’ve already reloaded it but no grease is coming out, this video and step-by-step instructions will detail how to load and prime a grease gun.
Checking the ball joints on your vehicle is a simple process that can be accomplished with a jack, jack stands, flat head screwdriver, and a 2×4. Once the vehicle is jacked up you can manipulate the tire or ball joint to check for looseness.
What is the BEST grease for Polyurethane Bushings? DST has tested the most common greasing options and here are the results.
Thank You First Responders At DST, we know how lucky we are. From our amazing customers, to the joy of eating lunch by a pond surrounded by farm animals – we know that, in part, this is because of the safety we feel. This safety is provided by the first responders in our area. As […]
DST Installs a Steering Stabilizer on a 2012 Jeep Wrangler JK The DST team got the chance to install a Daystar Steering Stabilizer on a 2012 Jeep Wrangler JK so we picked up our tool box (and camera) and got to work. This article will chronicle our journey from stock steering stabilizer to Daystar steering […]
The Best Replacement Front Control Arm Bushings for your 2007-2014 Jeep Wrangler JK There are several brands that manufacture Front Control Arm Bushings for your 2007-2014 Jeep Wrangler JK. They range from complete replacement kits to individual bushings, depending on whether you want to poly out your suspension or quickly fix a broken piece. Some […]
How do you properly grease a ball joint? DST will provide some detailed instructions for lubricating a ball joint with or without a grease zerk fitting.