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Crunching/ knocking in wheels or suspension

Just picked up a 95 F250 Powerstroke and am very excited about this truck, though it does need a little TLC. There seems to be a sound coming from the front wheels and/or suspension when turning. Kind of a crunching/ knocking sound. When looking at the wheels from the front of the truck, they seem to be slanted slightly with the top slightly in and the bottom slightly out. Not sure if the two are related or not, that could just be an alignment problem? Any suggestions on where to start looking would be great.
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Pop the hubs out and have a look, you need an alignment too, just assuming it's 4x4, welcome to the org

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It is a 4x4, thanks for the info.
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Manual or automatic hubs? If manual, are they locked?

Had you been going in reverse just before observing the front end camber? If so, that's TOTALLY normal and does NOT call for an alignment. Drive it FORWARD, then park it and observe the camber again.
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