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07 f250 superduty locking hubs.

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by Butler, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. Butler

    Butler Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    if you have one bad hub can you engage the other (3x4) to get you threw the storm? 07's are dealer only part and i cannot get untill monday. thanks.
  2. seville009

    seville009 Senior Member
    from CNY
    Messages: 877

    I would think so; my guess is that only one wheel would have power, but that's better than nothing.
  3. alldayrj

    alldayrj PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,108

    I'm thinking it would work like an open differential in the rear where the tire that slips would get all the power aka you're stuck with 2wd
  4. Butler

    Butler Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    well i'll give it a shot. i'll repost after the storm let you know how / if it works. thanks guys
  5. alldayrj

    alldayrj PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,108

    load up on ballast and go for it
  6. dooleycorp

    dooleycorp Senior Member
    Messages: 121

    i agree ballast is way to go to get you thru storm try to stay on flat surface hills wiil be tough good luck
  7. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Stock up on plenty of ballast because you're only going to have rear wheel drive.
  8. USMCMP5811

    USMCMP5811 Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    Try getting a used one from a local bone yard to get you through until Monday if you can. Then keep the used one in your tool box for emegency use in the future once you replace it with a new one.
  9. doyles

    doyles Member
    Messages: 95

    are you shure you cant call summit racing ang get a set of aftermarkets for it
    after all ford has probaly been using that same front axle for years now
  10. Butler

    Butler Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    well tried the 3x4 and dident work. i have a full bed salter in the back so i was good on weight. we dident end up getting much only 2-3 " had we gotten the 3-6 i might have been in trouble.... well thanks guys for all the advice.