Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Hootersville, TN
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Among other stuff mentioned....cracked frame rail where steering box mounts. Has happened to me in the past on a '97 F350 4x4. Really worn leaf spring and shackle bushings also can create problems.
These trucks are so heavy in the front that sometimes they wear grooves into the ball joints/rod ends that are not obvious until the truck is jacked up on the frame (not axle) to relieve the weight on the wheel/steering knuckle and the wheels are suspended.
'95 F250 4x4 ECLB 296k - ZF5, Southbend, 4.10, van pedestal, EBPV & CCV delete, 1.0 ex housing, 3" DP, 4" exhaust, BFAF, 6.0 fan, 140v IDM, Autometer, MagHytec diff cover, HD ft springs, 16x8 alloys
'95 F-Superduty 4x2 CM 12' Flatbed 47k - E4OD, 5.13, Banks intercooler, van pedestal, EBPV & CCV delete, 1.0 ex housing, 3" DP, 3/5" side dump exhaust, BFAF, PHP tunes, 6.0 fan, 140v IDM, TruCool, MagHytec diff/pan, Dieselsite exl trans filter, Autometer, 180w LED bar