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Old 06-24-2018, 03:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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2001 F350 front end alignment?

Just did upper and lower ball joints on my 2001 F350 4x4 dually. Should I consider a front end alignment now? Seems to go down the road fine. What can really be adjusted in the front ends of these trucks anyway? Thanks
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Old 06-24-2018, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I wouldn’t bother
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Now would be a good time to check the track bar bushings.
I had mine aligned after upper and lower ball joints to make sure I wasn't going to trash a couple tires.
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Now would be a good time to check the track bar bushings.
I had mine aligned after upper and lower ball joints to make sure I wasn't going to trash a couple tires.
A track bar won’t effect tire wear.
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What can really be adjusted in the front ends of these trucks anyway? Thanks

The upper ball joints can be adjusted ever so slightly with the taper bushing they set in, but that requires removing the bushing that the upper bj sets in and replacing it with one of a different degree .


If you didn't mess with those then it should be exactly as it was, and those trucks don't run shit for toe, 0 to 1/16 .
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the classic set toe and let go alignment
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A track bar won’t effect tire wear.
You're right but it did require the drag link to be reset to center the steering wheel.
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