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Like many are saying, it really just boils down to whether or not you want to spend the money on the Poly's or just grab a cheap aftermarket set to get you through till you get the new axles. I'd go Poly's over Alloy just due to Poly's track record for the time being.

If you rent a good ball joint removal tool and use a good impact wrench you should have them changed in less than an hour even having it be your first time. Once the old ones are pressed out, make sure you use emery cloth or a dremel with a emery wheel and clean up the socket very well. Then grease the new ball joint before pressing it in. It will make your like much more bearable than dry fitting it. Also don't panic when the upper ball joints start to go in a little crooked, they will straighten themselves out as they get closer to seating.

Just take your time and make sure everything is in alignment prior to gassing the impact. Common sense goes a long way here so you will probably do just fine. Also, I don't recommend trying to use old ball joints or ones that have been removed. You can do it but why bother. Once you put them in just leave then unless you are changing them out again. my 2 cents. Good luck
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