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post #1 of 4 Old 03-03-2010, 06:24 AM Thread Starter
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Front end help from a noob

Hey guys im new to the Ford trucks and it seems to me that the fords have front end problems with all of their trucks. My front tires are wearing uneven and was wondering what parts are needed and if they are any tips on making this front end look normal again

every ford that i see driving has the same looking front end (tires on a slant)


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I see you have a van. When I had my business I had 15 of them, all Ford, all 250 or 350's, all early 2000's. I know the problem you are having. However after posing the same question to many dealerships and private shops i was left with the simple answer of rotate the tires at every oil change. For some reason the vans seem to "cup" the inner edges bad. The only way I could get any almost normal mileage out of them was by constantly rotating them. Hope this helped a little, good luck.

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I had a 91 f-150 2wd that did that. (twin Ibeam front) I found a few bushings in the center and outers had to be replaced. They did not have any play in them, but they where off center. Once I got that fixed, I put in new camber sleeves in. You have to get it up on an aliment machine to tell what degree you need. Replaced the sleeves, and the problem went away.

Any ford tech know if the 2000's have camber sleeves? My 99 350 4wd has them.....

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Thanks for the replies guys. Seems that the only thing that I have been doing is rotating those tires.. grrrrr

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