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ball joint ??

This spring i am going to do the ball joints and axel u joints on my truck. Is there anything else i should do while i am there? Axle seals? Dust seals? Thanks for any info.

Also does anyone sell a kit with all the seals needed?

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Maxx lift sells a kit with every thing you need for the ball joints
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Maxx lift sells a kit with every thing you need for the ball joints
Only for 99-04 tho . Thanks anyway!

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Take a good look at your outer tie rod ends too. It's good to freshen those up when you're going that far.

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i would fo new dust seals on the axle shafts into the hubs... and new vacuum seals for the hubs if you have them, and the o-rings on the hubs themselves... always a good idea to replace seals when you have it apart, expecially when it is so extensive to take it back apart

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my list so far is:
ball joints
axle u joints
track bar ball joint
inner bearing of wheel bearing hub,outer axle shaft bearing
inner knuckle to axle seal
axle shaft to axle housing dust seal

Sound complete??

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sound bout right... and dont forget the o ring on the hub...

arnt all the bearings in one big unit??? where they are all replaced together

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05 AXLE SWAP 3.73 - 2.5" PURE PERF. LIFT COILS - FOX SHOCKS
BTS TRANS - TYMAR DOWN PIPE - 4" EXHAUST
Waiting To Be Installed... gtx4294r, studs, springs, HPOP?

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sound bout right... and dont forget the o ring on the hub...

arnt all the bearings in one big unit??? where they are all replaced together
I think the o ring on the hub comes with the stuff i am ordering. I am not sure about the bearings. Does anyone know?? This part list came from a member that did an 05 ford

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