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post #1 of 4 Old 01-28-2008, 04:21 PM Thread Starter
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Front end, older F250

Have a 1992, great old truck, low miler but a victim of the old Ford front end geometry - the tires sit like this from a front view: / \ . I'm sure they're fine when driving or I'd see fast inside tread wear. I've replaced all the spring packs with the heaviest available and SD shocks - didn't make much difference. How to straighten the old girl up?
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In my experience its the upper ball joints. I do alot of serious off roading with my '94. It has a 4" lift with a lockright locker in the front. I have to put balljoints in it about every 50-60k.
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ball joints, wheel bearings, alignment, and just the TTB setup does that LOL...

us straight axle guys have it too, but to a lesser degree.

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If it is a twin I beam their is a camber adjustment bushing to change the angle. Also if you have a lift on it, the braket where the axle pivots has 2 bolt holes in it, drill another hole in between the 2 holes and it will also change the pitch of the wheels.

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