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Abnormal front tire wear

Ok, as you can see I have a 2wd dually. The front tires wear excessively on the outside edges about 1.5" toward the inside. It's bad enough that the steel cord is shining thru when the rest of the tire has almost new tread. It seems to happen on the right more than the left. I assume the camber is off by a ton. What do you guys recommend as a starting point?

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Dyno test 221.5hp @ 187,000 mi. Before mods.

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diamond back dp and 4in exh
ebp del ped
ccv mod
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97 F350 7.3 super cab full bed dually
Autometer Sport Comp II boost and egt
TS 6pos tuner
Clutch clevis mod
Tymar intake
Stancor/White & Rogers GPR
Dyno test 221.5hp @ 187,000 mi. Before mods.

Other mods soon :
diamond back dp and 4in exh
ebp del ped
ccv mod
ww2.
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ball joint good? Drag links? Tie rod ends?
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185000 miles. Drag link bushings look ok. Ball joints and pivot points look good too.

97 F350 7.3 super cab full bed dually
Autometer Sport Comp II boost and egt
TS 6pos tuner
Clutch clevis mod
Tymar intake
Stancor/White & Rogers GPR
Dyno test 221.5hp @ 187,000 mi. Before mods.

Other mods soon :
diamond back dp and 4in exh
ebp del ped
ccv mod
ww2.
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2nd owner. No bumps or bruises either

97 F350 7.3 super cab full bed dually
Autometer Sport Comp II boost and egt
TS 6pos tuner
Clutch clevis mod
Tymar intake
Stancor/White & Rogers GPR
Dyno test 221.5hp @ 187,000 mi. Before mods.

Other mods soon :
diamond back dp and 4in exh
ebp del ped
ccv mod
ww2.
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Now when you jack it up, everything feel tight!

My guess would be ball joints need to be replaced or the drag link, One cant simply look at them and say they look ok. Need to find out if there is play when you check it left to right and up and down
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Good point. I will jack and do the looseness tests in the morn.
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97 F350 7.3 super cab full bed dually
Autometer Sport Comp II boost and egt
TS 6pos tuner
Clutch clevis mod
Tymar intake
Stancor/White & Rogers GPR
Dyno test 221.5hp @ 187,000 mi. Before mods.

Other mods soon :
diamond back dp and 4in exh
ebp del ped
ccv mod
ww2.
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Good point. I will jack and do the looseness tests in the morn.
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Not a problem

Check back, also how are the wheel bearings?


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Never considered wheel bearings. Steer ability is ok and no pulling.

97 F350 7.3 super cab full bed dually
Autometer Sport Comp II boost and egt
TS 6pos tuner
Clutch clevis mod
Tymar intake
Stancor/White & Rogers GPR
Dyno test 221.5hp @ 187,000 mi. Before mods.

Other mods soon :
diamond back dp and 4in exh
ebp del ped
ccv mod
ww2.
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