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Old 01-11-2014, 09:45 AM
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Both front tires have scallops. Never been rotated,20,000 miles on tires.
That tells me you need to do two things.
1 Rotate the tires. If you don't you will drastically shorten the life of your front tires. After you switch tires around try the truck to see what it feels like.
2 Check your shocks. More than likely the shocks on the front are causing the scallops.
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Old 01-12-2014, 09:02 AM
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Will do. thank you,Rich
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Old 01-12-2014, 10:04 AM
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Also double check the track bar being if the axle is moving left to right a little bit it can causes tire wear issues as well.
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Old 01-15-2014, 03:47 PM
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Rotated and balanced. Put on new shocks on front. I will try it and let the tires smooth out a little.
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Rotated and balanced. Put on new shocks on front. I will try it and let the tires smooth out a little.
Did it seem to smooth out any?
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no, it is still there. I am going to remove rear shaft and try it.
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Old 01-19-2014, 07:14 PM
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Ok, well, the tires have been eliminated. Next question, have you checked the front wheel bearings? Have you tried pulling the rear shaft? This is going to be just a process of elimination.
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Removed rear driveshaft and it made no difference. Changed I rear ujoint that was not bad and changed the bushing in the tailshaft housing. It is a lot tighter now but made no difference, so they do not have to be tight. Made no difference. I am going to change exhaust next.
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Rich, what year truck? Does it have CAD or does the front driveshaft turn all the time?
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2003. I don't think it has it. I rebuilt the front shaft and replaced all of the u joints on the front,ball joints and steering joints and the steering shock. I will change the exhaust here in the next couple of days. I did not change the front bearings. I will do that after the exhaust.
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