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Center Support Bearing and U-Joints, which ones???
I'm surprised that nobody has asked this b/c I searched.
I don't think my Center Support Bearing is gone, but I have a vibration at a VERY specific speed unless I'm accelerating through it (76-78mph). The tires were rotated and road force balanced two weeks ago and all the wheel bearings are in good shape.
The rubber support is soft as in I can move it 1/2" in almost any direction and it looks like the shaft has contacted the metal bracket (not bad).
I went online shopping for bearings and u-joints last night and went to Carquest today. They sell Spicer bearings and joints. Problem is, there are too many options for both joints and bearings. I REALLY don't want to have to take the whole thing out of the truck only to haul it 25 miles to town to match parts on the bench.
There are two different bearings, only differing by 5mm id. I've yet to see a reference that tells me which one I need.
Same with the U-joints. I figured while I had the drive line out that i'd swap all three joints. There are like five different ones depending on wheel base, drive, etc. Even the Carquest guy wasn't sure.
ETA - sorry, thought my truck was in my sig, guess not...
'01 F350 SRW, CC 4WD, SB, Lariate
DP, ATS Exhaust, HPX, Tymar, etc....
Last edited by wlrottge; 08-24-2010 at 03:25 PM.