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Replacing all front ball joints

My 1997 F350 with D60 front end is in need of ball joints, BAD! I'm going to replace them along with all the shocks. The truck has about 220k on it and looks to have been poorly maintained. Anything else I should do "while I'm in there" or that is a must have? I appreciate any and all advice!
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check the hubs, Also check out the hub bearings to see if they need replaced, also replace the seals if need be and another thing check the brake rotors and pads.

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Front axle shaft u-joints. You have to pull the axles anyway.

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