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i was wondering about that.... do you see marks on the frame rail where there was a different suspension setup? ie: Mack camel back, or maybe, Hendrickson HN or HaulMaxx?? or maybe the truck was cut in half and a different back half was installed.. do you see where the frame was cut and rebuilt? Once again, Sir... it's my bedtime.. Good luck to you... Jojo
According to numbers on truck the mack dealers say its got spring suspension and drum brakes on their records. But the truck runs airbags and discs so maybe someones changed everything over and who knows if that was all done right or not??
I will do a thread on it when I get time with lots of pictures etc so we can figure it out. Steer axle leaf springs are sagged as the hangers are leaning back a lot unloaded so I was thinking to sort that out then setup the rear properly at same time.
my guess is the drive shaft is 'Spicer life'.. I havent ever seen one out of phase from the factory, but I also have not seen everything.. also.. the brackets that hold the center bearing's, should be looked at, there are angled shims for certain lengths of driveline.. but your truck looked to be normal, so I expect no shims between the center bearings and the mounts.. I used to be much smarter abut this, but I got a bit of rust on me.. recheck the ride height of the suspension... jojo
You might be onto it joey, thats why I mentioned the geometry/airbag height and the spinning cap. I can feel somethings not right back there through the seat under certain load conditions. Caps spinning but I think theres more to it than just a worn yolk. That one might get a new thread when I get onto that fix. Phasing is all alligned and square but I’ve read some setups on spicer website deliberately have things unphased a certain amount. I havnt looked right into it yet but will definitely need help checking it all when I get to that.
for now, the air leak, muffler, and jacking up wheels to check for a bulge will get the cows fed.
yes, Paul,,, It gets hard to tell, Man or Woman??? between hair color, jewlery, tatoo's, and the way they walk, and the tone of their voice...... it's hard to tell... used to be, you looked for boobs or a sweet A$$.. maybe some really nice legs, pretty eye's,,, now...... not so much.... all 25 of the NEW breeds have those features..... I sure am glad I am not in the dating world today... I would be afraid of picking a 'male, for lack of a better word' , or better yet, being arrested for asking someone out for a dinner date, and spending 2 years in jail... Jojo