SUSPENSION JBA or SPC UCAs

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What do you guys recommend? Any major pros or cons with either UCA. I'm looking for longevity, durability and of course adjustability.
 

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I have SPC UCA's installed in mine, they are fully adjustable with a heavy duty ball joint. They're tubular, well made and less expensive than other alternatives. They did come free with the OME BP-51 2.5" lift kit I purchased and installed. I can comfortably recommend SPC!
 

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i actually bought a set of mevotech from rock auto when i lifted my 2015 Xterra a few years back and it seems like they use SPC ball joints from what i remember. they look identical to SPC UCAs. i think you might save a bit of $$ depending on how much you can find SPCs for
 

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i actually bought a set of mevotech from rock auto when i lifted my 2015 Xterra a few years back and it seems like they use SPC ball joints from what i remember. they look identical to SPC UCAs. i think you might save a bit of $$ depending on how much you can find SPCs for
Thanks, I'll look into that. Have they held up well on the xterra?
 

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Haha I had a wrx and a supercharged frontier, traded those for and sti and xterra.
 

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I've been looking into both of those UCAs as well. Finding a shop that is experienced doing alignments with them installed is another thing. Once I find a shop who is comfortable and competent doing high caster alignments I'm buying a set.
 

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So SPC over Icon delta joint?
I wouldn’t say one over the other. It depends on your use and application.

SPC is by far the best bang for your buck and will do everything you ask, but if you seek max performance and strength but don’t want a traditional uniball that requires a lot of maintenance, then delta joint wins.
 

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I have JBA and have a great warranty.

SPC are good too but I've seen many posts about alignment techs not understanding how to adjust them.

I'd advise confirming your shop is aware how to adjust.
 

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So I went to my shop and I’m going to end up doing add fox 2.5 Coilovers. And going with billet icon uca with delta joint
 

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I have SPC UCA's installed in mine, they are fully adjustable with a heavy duty ball joint. They're tubular, well made and less expensive than other alternatives. They did come free with the OME BP-51 2.5" lift kit I purchased and installed. I can comfortably recommend SPC!
Where did you buy your OME’s from? How do you like them so far?
 

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In installed JBAs with the OME BP-51s. Had Les Schwab do the alignment and it turned out great. Good build quality and warranty. Just make sure you have a grease gun to lube everything up. Have fun with the pinch weld on the passenger side. I used a grinder to cut one side of the bolt flange off, made it substantially easier getting everything back together.
 
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