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post #1 of 13 Old 12-18-2010, 11:57 AM Thread Starter
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wrecked the 6.9

A couple months ago in september i lost control on a steel bridge, and had my truck on two wheels before smashing down in a ditch. i totaled the whole front end. that being said, i have it all put back together, new fenders, grille, steering box, hood, radiator support, transmission and oil lines, the whole nine yards. the only thing left is the front end alignment, and it has twin i beam suspension. when driving the truck, it pulls to the right. can i bend the i beam back into place or should it be replaced?
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id try to replace it. Those things are touchey to any kind of disturbance. if anything find a dana 60 to put under there

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id try to replace it. Those things are touchey to any kind of disturbance. if anything find a dana 60 to put under there
X2... i tried to ajust an I beam on a 4x4 f-150 and cracked it .... stupid torch.

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not stupid torch. stupid I beam

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good point hahah

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he said I beam which is 2wd, twin traction beam is 4x4. If it is 2wd check to make sure your radius arms arent bent or else the truck wont ever go down the road straight


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Oh ive heard people call the TTB and I beam but my mistake

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any pics of the accident?

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right now i'm not sure what to do with the darn thing. i think i might just sell it cheap or scrap it and get a little beater ranger with the extra cash. it sucks in the snow anyhow, maybe find a little 4x4
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right now i'm not sure what to do with the darn thing. i think i might just sell it cheap or scrap it and get a little beater ranger with the extra cash. it sucks in the snow anyhow, maybe find a little 4x4
where you located??

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