LOWER BALL JOINT: STEERING & SUSPENSION PARTS

The lower ball joint is the pivot point between the lower control arm and the spindle, or knuckle support.

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LOWER BALL JOINT FEATURES

Lower Ball Joint
  • Eliminates OE nylon internals and uses a heavy duty, greaseable steel-on-steel design
  • Low profile housing clears RCV axles
  • 32 MM powdered metal bearing replaces the undersized OE plastic bearing
  • All hardware is included

Part#:
RP12573 for 2007 & Up Jeep JK

Lower Ball Joint Details

VIDEO: DUAL LOAD CARRYING BALL JOINTS - HOW IT WORKS


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LOWER BALL JOINT APPLICATION GUIDE

MAKE Model Trim Level RP12573 Kit RP12216
Lower Ball Joint
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