Moog K7091 shaft kits

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  1. Cbodyuser

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    Who has made use of this kit to compensate for excess negative camber that cannot be adjusted out? Anyone? Were results desireable? Any sources for the kits other than Rare Parts?
     
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    If your shaft isnt rusted out or wore out,
    Then you could just put new upper control arm bushing on your shaft.
    If you do that, install new upper ball joints K7091.jpg
    while the control arm is off.

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    I did that & then some! But, while only a few degrees, my camber couldn't be adjusted any closer. I used urethane bushings, & other than the shafts, control arms, & centerlink, the entire steering was replaced. No accident damage, the shafts are merely at the end of their travel. Luckily I always get lifetime alignments, so those look like they'd give me the needed adjustment. Moog offers adjustable upper ball joints for other Chrysler vehicles w/o adjustable upper wishbones. This looks like a better solution.
     
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    Rare Parts & RockAuto websites said the parts weren't available. AutoZone said that part # is for a sway bar end link. Are you positive on that part #?
     
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    Yes, I am positive on the part number. The shaft in the package is an offset design. It seems to be an item no longer available from Moog. At least until they decide to make another production run of them. I have had inquiries out for some for a while. Incredibly, I just got some brought to me. Some guy had found some in a load of old parts he had acquired. I am elated because my car needs them for correction of an alignment problem.
     
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    Got any extra for sale? PM me with a price. Thanks, Larry
     
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    Found what appears to be a TRW version. Item #220712292101
     
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    Moog #K7190 or MevoTech #MK7195 will get you offset bushings that go on the OE shafts. Don't expect the shafts to be reintroduced; the bushings essentially replaced them.
     
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    OIC Now.
     
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    Does that TRW part look like it? It lists our year cars. At $79+ shipping a side, it's still cheaper than tires! Not to mention that the alignment would be spot on!
     
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    They look almost identical to the Moog units, except for finish. Wish I'd known about those before I buttoned it up! Goes against my credo; " Do it once, do it right, weld the hood close!"
     
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    Why do you think these are offset bushings?
     
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    This item fits B and R bodies 1973 and up. Looks the same but has different dimensions.
     
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    Whoops, my bad. The MevoTech number is actually for the lower bushing.

    Standard Moogs are K7084s. K7190s are the Problem Solver bushings. The Problem Solvers are offset for exactly the reason the offset shafts existed.
     
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    R bodies are the same as ours they stopped making B bodies in the '70's. New Yorker, St. Regis both use the same front end as ours. McKay-Norris has them for $149 free shipping for a pair. Without a spec sheet, I'm not sure how many degrees they'll correct. The Firestone that did my alignment wouldn't let me back to check their work. They were impressed with the work I'd done (complete replacement already covered in other threads), but asked me to take to another Firestone next time! For some reason, alignment shops aren't privy to alignment finesse on ANY rear drive Mopar products. Want a good laugh? Watch an18 yr old out of Vo. Tech try to align a '66 Coronet! After an hour, I finally went back, took off the windows, inserted a wrench on each eccentric & dialed it right in! I'd just put a set of '80 Mirada disc brakes & dual phase master cylinder on a completely new front end rebuild!
     
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    The R-bodies actually use the exact same suspension as the '73-'79 B-bodies, longitudinal torsion bars & all. The R was the replacement for the C-body, which was deemed to be too large by that time. A big-block R-body was never produced, but a simple swap to a '73-up K-member makes it a "factory" swap, a total bolt-in affair.
     
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    What year did they do away with the eccentrics on the upper control arms?
     
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    1973, the same year the shock towers disappeared from the inner fenders.
     
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    Model year 1972 was the last year for B bodies, 1973 for C bodies, 1974 for E bodies, 1976 for A bodies.
     
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    If you examine the K7190 bushings, I think you will find they are not offset.