They are not bad but had the front end apart so was going to replace all wear parts. Sounds like clean repaint control arms new dust boots is the way to go on the uppers.
Another question is the lower control arm bushing had play in it so was planning to replace that. When I removed the bolt the threads were worn as if the bushing was riding on them. I wouldve thought if it was meant as a shaft it would be smooth where the bushing was. Thinking the bolt is supposed to pull the mounting flanges into contact with center of bushing and the bushing is the pivot point not the bolt. Any idea if