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Axle Lock Nut Tool

Specs: 1997 F250HD XLT 4x4 7.3L Powerstroke 8800lbs GVW manual hubs

I need to replace my inner & outer bearings. First I need the special tool to get the lock nut off. My manual says it is D85T-1197-A. Neither my local O'Riellys or NAPA stores had the tool.

Is this it??

OTC , 7158 Ford FW Bearing Locknut Socket D85T-1197-A

Also, any other special tools I need?

Help!

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Also, I need to replace the Hub Body bearings but my manual doesn't depict them. I out up a pic if needed. Anyone know where to source these bearings?

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Went ahead and bought the tool ...sure hope it's the right one...

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We carry them at NAPA. I got one for my truck. It most likely has the just the ears on the end and not the enclosed type.
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We carry them at NAPA. I got one for my truck. It most likely has the just the ears on the end and not the enclosed type.
Could you provide me the part number and/or URL to that??

My local NAPA says they don't carry them in the store and that it's a special order.

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Not sure if this helps, but I use a NAPA 3246 on my 97 F250 with manual hubs. Cheers!

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The tool I ordered ( OTC 7158 FW Bearing Locknut Socket D85T-1197-A ) worked great.

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