Tire GONE! - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Suspension & Steering Discuss OEM & aftermarket suspension, lifts, air ride suspension, shocks, steering components, etc.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 Old 07-02-2013, 09:18 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Skorchrock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 200
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Tire GONE!

RF 35" Toyo M/T on my 08 is getting chewed up on the outside and the truck pulls right. Took it to NTB and they said everything was good? The LF.......noooooo wear. Any ideas?

Skorchrock is offline  
post #2 of 6 Old 07-03-2013, 03:05 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Fallon, Nv
Posts: 2,403
Thanks: 54
Thanked 11 Times in 10 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Sounds like an alignment or bearing issue. If everything was good, the tire wouldn't be chewed up and it wouldn't be pulling to the right.

Support your truck with jack stands under the axle and try the following:
Trying to move the tire with you hands at the 3 & 9 o'clock positions will check tie rod ends.
Put a board under the tire from the side of the truck and try to lift the tire, movement here will indicate a bad ball joint or unit bearing.
If the tire moves when you jack the axle, could be a bad unit bearing.

You can also measure toe. Measure from center to center on both the trailing edge and leading edge of the front tires. Down low is fine. Toe is usually about 1/8th inch more width across the rear.

Karl and his 2003 6.0

Barefoot Accelerator Pedal
TRICO Force wiper blades
Yellow Military Aircraft Valve Stem Caps
Offensive "Stick Family" Decal
Big Ol'Honkin 1 1/4" Shank Receiver Hitch


WHAT!?! I was trying to list stuff that everyone else
hasn't already listed for their truck!




Karls03 is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 07-05-2013, 11:02 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Skorchrock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 200
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Had the truck up and checked for bearing issues....nothing. The toe should've been checked when it was in for the alignment. Since the left tire shows no wear...should I just tell them to set the right to the same specs?

Skorchrock is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 07-05-2013, 11:53 PM
Serving Our Country!
 
alaskan155's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,093
Thanks: 9
Thanked 42 Times in 41 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 50 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
take it to another shop, outside of the tire tells me you toe is off , camber possible, bearings or balljoints would cause the inside to be bad.

i know big o will tell you what is worn out,

could always take a tape measure and measure the front and the back of the axle, center of the tire to center of the tire, the measurement should be the same. if not toe is off

2002 F250 7.3/JW Tow master 4r100 203k miles
Mods:explorer heater valve, WR GP relay, RiffRAff boots, lariat overhead console, Hydra chip, 6637 mod, 6.0 cooler, AIH delete and isspro2 trans, egt, and boost gauges. 92 gallon aux tank with a total capacity of 130gallons, 1800 mile range , 4" MBRP straight Piped. 2" Warrior shackles
alaskan155 is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 07-09-2013, 07:02 AM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: springfield
Posts: 143
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
i blew out my 35 in toyo cause they werent the correct load rating for a crew cab diesel..

05 f250 harley edition
studded, deleted
icon shocks with 6in fabtech
sinister coolent filter
sct and ficm tuned
blue spring mod
powermax turbo
175cc
airaid intake
4in turbo back exhaust
black windows
busaandy is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 07-11-2013, 01:07 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
sounds like to much positive camber on right front [top of the tire leaning out] if u have the alignment print out look at the right front camber reading should be close to middle of the specs or very close to left front specs
albert1 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome