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post #1 of 2 Old 04-23-2014, 09:10 AM Thread Starter
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Front end suggestions

2001 F350 DRW. My truck is at 204k on the ticker and it's time to redo the front end with all new stuff. Shocks, hubs, bearings, ball joints, stabilizers, steering box, etc etc. This truck will be hanging around for another 400k miles or more so I'm trying to get it on par with stock or slightly better then stock stuff. It's main purpose will be to tow a race car and taking engines to and from the machine shop. I've never done anything suspension wise on a diesel or on a 1 ton for that matter so asking for help and suggestions on what is the best bang for my buck to put on here to get this thing running nice again.

2001 F350 CCLB DRW- Edge Insight CTS, PHP Hydra, 4" MBRP turbo back, AFE Stg 2 XP, Mag-hytech trans pan, Garret Non-EBPV pedestal, Garret Non-EBPV exhaust flange, DS wastegate controller, DS HPOP adapter plate, DS thermostat housing w/ 203*, DS coolant filtration system, DS transmission filtration system, Max-AC assist valve, Tru-cool transmission cooler, DS SS ESOF lines, Bilstein 5100 shocks, Bilstein 5100 steering stabilizer
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With 1100lbs of motor sitting there you will be replacing random front end stuff as long as you own the truck.
I would replace whatever parts are showing wear now, and wait until other parts wear out to replace them.

PIS 175/80's, Van Turbo with EBPV, BD Billet Wheel
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Holley fuel pump, in tank mods, crappy riding leveling kit, DP-F6, 5 Gauges+Edge CS in dash, CB radio in Dash, over 100 goofy little mods
Still pretty slow, just less slow now.
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I love finally having my truck back... that 7.3 dog that I was driving was just not cutting it.
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