Our steering and suspension components come pre-greased, sealed for long life, and do not require the extra maintenance typically required by greasable versions.

Direct Fit

Application-specific, with no modifications required.

Rigorously Tested

Made from higher quality materials than the competition. Built to have a longer life in any environment or road conditions.

State of the Art Manufacturing

By the same factories that the OEMs use.

Prepackaged for Your Convenience

Carefully assembled to include all of the parts you need, saving time and money.

Part Details

  • Quantity: 9 Piece Set
  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Lower Ball Joints
  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Outer Tie Rods
  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Upper Control Arms with Ball Joints
  • Kit Includes: (1) Pitman Arm
  • Kit Includes: (2) Front Inner Tie Rods

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

Please Note: Whenever replacing steering components, it is highly recommended to have a professional alignment performed on the vehicle afterwards.  Failure to do so may result in issues with steering and premature tire wear.

  1. step : Remove the Wheel (1:59)
    • Pull off the center cap
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Remove the cotter pin and loosen the 35mm hub nut
    • Loosen the seven 13mm 12-point bolts that hold the axle to the front drive
    • Raise and secure the car
    • Remove the wheel
  2. step : Loosen the Torsion Bar (2:54)
    • Spray the torsion bar with spray paint and loosen the torsion bar tension bolt with an 18mm bolt
  3. step : Remove the Tie Rod (3:45)
    • Use a pair of pliers to remove the cotter pin
    • Remove the nut at the end of the tie rod
    • Use a tie rod puller to separate the tie rod
  4. step : Remove the stabilizer links (5:25)
    • Use a 9/16 wrench to secure the bottom and a 14 mm socket to unbolt the stabilizer link
    • Use a hammer and punch to remove the stabilizer link
  5. step : Pull the Axle from the CV Joint (6:52)
    • Unbolt the seven bolts, using a pry bar to keep the hub from rotating
    • Remove the hub nut using a 35 mm socket
    • Give the axle a tap with a hammer and pull the axle out
  6. step : Remove the Ball Joint (9:00)
    • Use a jack and wood plank or two to lift the control arm and relieve tension from the ball joint
    • Unbolt the the ball joint using a breaker bar and 27mm socket
    • Use a ball joint removal tool to pull the ball joint apart
    • With a ball joint press, remove the ball joint completely
    • See Part Two for reassembly

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Center Punch
  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood
  • Marker / Writing Utensil
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • Complete Metric Socket Set

  • Specialty Tools

  • Ball Joint Press
  • Tie Rod Puller

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Front end parts for 1997 F-150
Parts came in less than 5 days. All parts in the box were good.
February 5, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Great service!
Ordered suspension kit by phone, the service rep. was knowledgeable it was a quick and easy transaction, and the shipping was super quick! next day, via ground, Wow! Installer said the parts were no different than what you get from napa, at half the cost.Thanks!
February 3, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Do these ball joints have grease fittings?
Boston on Sep 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Simply ask 1A...their reps are awesome and they will guarantee the fit.
Are all the bushings made of polyurethane..?
Mike D on Feb 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No, Factory rubber designed bushings

Vehicle Fit

  • 1997-2002 Ford Expedition 4 Wheel Drive Steering & Suspension Kit 9 Piece Set
  • 2004 Ford F150 Heritage Truck 4 Wheel Drive Steering & Suspension Kit 9 Piece Set
  • 1997-2003 Ford F150 Truck 4 Wheel Drive Steering & Suspension Kit 9 Piece Set
  • 1997-1999 Ford F250 Light Duty Truck 4 Wheel Drive Steering & Suspension Kit 9 Piece Set
  • 1998-2002 Lincoln Navigator 4 Wheel Drive Steering & Suspension Kit 9 Piece Set

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 520-215
  • Dorman 520-216
  • Hollander 511-01023BL
  • Hollander 511-01023BR
  • Moog K8694T, K80771
  • Moog K8700
  • Moog ES3366T
  • Moog ES3367T
  • Moog ES3369T
  • Moog ES3370T
  • Moog K8722T
  • Moog K8724T
  • OE # 5L3Z3085C, XL3Z3085BA
Part #: 1ASFK02018

How-to Video:

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