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Question about Hubs

So I have the manual locking hubs on my 01 F350. Right now my front passenger side needle bearing is starting to go out and creating that lovely noise we all love to hear. My question is, is it alright t drive with my front hubs locked, but leave it in 2wd? I only commute 30miles round trip a day for work but I do highway speeds 65-70mph. Is it ok for me to drive with the front hubs locked in 2wd at those speeds? I'll hopefully be replacing the needle bearing either monday or tuesday, so the truck will only be driven like this over the weekend. Any warnings about this or is a total no no? Just thought I'd ask because I've heard conflicting ideas and I dont want to mess up anything else! Thanks in advance!!

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Sure, no problem at all...

I drive all Winter with my hubs locked and the TC in 2WD (mostly... )
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Riff raff has a grease zerk that you can bolt into your abs sensor spot to grease it. Probably too late for this set of hubs but may extend your next ones.

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