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Are the Bauer extended balljoints failing more than stock?

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Bauer claims their EBJs with forged bodies are stronger than stock/OEM. People hawking eccentric bushings for the upper control arms are saying that the EBJs are failing at a higher rate than stock, along with other unsupported claims.

It’s been long enough now for trends to develop. I’ve seen a couple mentions of failures but few specifics and certainly nothing alarming.
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No, they are not failing. I have used only the ebjs since they have come out on 2 different cars. Still running the same sets. Imo, a much better solution than the bushings.
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I had one fail at 70mph through a ditch...so did the LCA and shock :crying2:

 

I'm seeing a lot of cars on a monthly basis and I'm not aware of any specific failure that wasn't contact related?

 

I would agree with James there doesn't seem to be an obvious problem!

 

Penske shocks on the other hand..........................


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Penske shocks on the other hand..........................

Please Ron, these shocks are made by the noted shock gurus of the racing world. 


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Anyone running them on endurance cars?
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