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410 Jamie has cautioned all of us from massive experience about the popular vendor of front end components "Detroit Axle".
Several other members have been negative about them due to a couple personal experiences and a lot of lore.
I have been on the positive side and have had several good experiences with their products and no bad... until yesterday.
I don't remember exactly when I did my front end, but it has not been 2 years and I have not been 4 wheeling.
Everything still works but the boots are falling off my lower balls already, exposing them. I will have to replace them next summer because I don't know how long the boots have been open. Any open boot drastically shortens the life of a ball joint or any other front end part.
So if you buy a junker to sell and don't want to spend a fortune I would still go with Detroit axle.
If you want to keep it even a couple years please buy a better product.
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Just went out to take a look at the parts and came away with two thoughts:
1) The prices appear to be on the lower side.
2) No manufacturer is posted or Country of Origin !
(I'm guessing CHINA)
Some of the parts did have a 10 year warranty, wondering how long it would take to get a replacement part.
Thx for the info !
2003 EDGE, Std Cab, Steppie, E4 Red, 5sp, 4x
Large Tube Rear Axle, 31 Spline - FX4, 4.56 Gears, OX Locked
5" SuperLift, 33" x 12.50 x 15" BFG ATs,
Hurst Shifter w/Longer Replacement Shift Handle with (Homemade) Mounting Adapter; 1.5" up x 1" back.
Backrack mod'd to fit Steppie, Front and Rear Bumpers by Custom 4x4 Fabrication, OK.
Working on more Mods, just need more time, longer days would work !