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post #1 of 4 Old 04-19-2007, 02:45 PM Thread Starter
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Strange sound

Iím trying to find the source of this noise that wonít stop. On 3 out of 7 stops Iíll hear this dull thump toward the front of the truck. It sounds like someone throwing a rock at a piece of foam insulation. Itís a low frequency thump or pop. I canít tell but it seems like I feel it in my brake but thatís not for sure. Any suggestions?
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check your ball joints. mine did the same thing. all i did to determine this was jack up the right front, and push and pull on the top and bottom of the tire.

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Yep

That sounds like it may be it. I hope not!
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yeah it really depends on how many miles are on your truck and how its been driven. all i can say is that i got lucky with my ball joints. my truck has been beaten through the oil fields its whole life and i just did the ball joints for the 1st time at 150,000mi. and im still on the original front wheel bearings at 161,000.

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BD S300
ARP Head Studs
EGR Delete
New Oil Cooler
Auto Meter Phantom II Series
5in Black Stack
Stock sticks back in for winter
33x12.5 Nitto Mud Grapplers
20x10 Black XD Diesels
8'2" Boss Power V XT
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