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Ball joints...first time...ideas?

I am getting ready to do ball joints on my truck. I have never done them before, and I have read the articles that I can.

How much different will it be for me because I have a RWD truck (and not Fx4 that is in the writeups). Is it the same basic principle?

I am going with Moog joints.

Any suggestions?

I am going to do a brake job at the same time.

Thanks,

John

2000; F250; 7.3; 2wd; manual tranny; extended cab; 121k miles
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I believe since you are 2wd you have twin I beam correct?

Its not that bad, just get a big hammer, or better yet the ford tool, makes life ALOT easier for 60 bucks. Its really straight forward. Its the tools that get ya.

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Thanks for the reply.

That is kinda what I figured. Not a big deal. You are correct...twin I beams.

I will see if ORielly's has the press. Good tip.

Thanks again,

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post #4 of 4 Old 06-10-2010, 06:24 AM
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yeah rent the press. makes life much easier. 2wd will be a little easier cause you dont have axle shafts in the way etc...

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