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Old 02-19-2010, 02:27 PM
Americantruckfleet Americantruckfleet is offline
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Default Front Radius Arm Bushings

Going to try and crack down on my Alignment issues on my truck. I put new tires on about a 3 months ago and fixing my aligment on my truck is a must at this point, that is before my tires wear unevenly. Just wondering if their are any issues at all that i should take into account when i am fixing my front radius arm bushing's becuase that is what i have to do before i can get a good reading at any alignment shop. I mean there has be something more then just changing out my bushings man, other then inspecting it for wear and tear.

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Old 02-19-2010, 04:34 PM
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Just make sure to properly secure the truck on jack stands when you do it. Remember, you will be pretty much taking the WHOLE front end out to replace them, so place the jack stands on the frame.

It is a pretty easy job, probably about 3 hours for both sides.

The radius arm nut is a 1-1/8" socket or wrench.
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Old 02-19-2010, 04:45 PM
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hay thanks man.... ill take that into account. i wont have to hunt down the right socket this time!... sooo just do one side at a time right?
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2" body Lift on Front & 3" Body Lift on Rear.
American Racing Lock-Out Hubs w/ an electronic 4 wheel drive selector switch.
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New Engine, New Paint (Frame too), New Interior.... New Everything.
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Old 02-19-2010, 04:47 PM
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I would set both sides of the frame on jack stands before even doing 1 side.
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Old 02-19-2010, 04:53 PM
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ok then i definatly got a game plan down now man! thanks a whole lot... If you are ever up in Michigan and something goes wrong with one or your rides, dont hesitate to call American Truck And Fleet Repair!
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American Racing Lock-Out Hubs w/ an electronic 4 wheel drive selector switch.
32 x 11.50 x 15 BFG A.T. K.O.'s for my tires with American Racing Aluminum Rims.
New Engine, New Paint (Frame too), New Interior.... New Everything.
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