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Front end "pop" on inclines...

This happens when I drive up or down an incline at an angle, e.g. pulling into or out of a steep driveway one wheel at a time (as opposed to straight in or out). I hear a pop-pop-pop from the front end while I'm on the incline, and then a final pop after I straighten the steering and start driving straight. I haven't noticed any such noise when hitting bumps or elevation changes in a straight line, and only very rarely hear it while turning on level ground. Aside from aging dampers (>83k miles), I can't detect any other suspension-related quirks.

I plan on checking a bunch of things in the front suspension, but obviously would like to focus my efforts. Is it reasonable to suspect this is likely sway bar related (bushings or endlinks)?
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I had a similar pop after replacing the LCAs. One side's rear most bolt was not fully tightened.

Sway bar moving around in a broken bushing could do it also. Check if either wheel is loose in the left to right or up-down movement.
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