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Trying to find what size socket axle on 2008 F450 JA:

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trying to find what size socket for Rear axle nut on 2008 F450
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Customer: Changing rotors on 2008 F450 rear. need to know what size spindle axle nut socket I need.
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Customer: Yes
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Customer: I know what to do , just need to know size of tool I need.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

hello . how are you today ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I am goid
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

yes it is a unique ford wheel bearing retainer " Nut " requiring a special socket you cann purchase such a socket from stores like Napa , PEP boy's etc .

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
But what size it is hex nut but they are listed by size not application
Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

it is not a hex nut on that application

Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

do you have it apart ? the axle is out ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
it is and yes have axle out it is not the same nut as f350
Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

oh . I am sorry that is correct . my mistake . the F450 listing was incorrect . Is it a hex nut or I think if you look closely on that F450 it me be an 8 sided ( octagonal ) nut

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
8 sided hex nut but what socket size
Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

one moment . I need to go to my tool box

Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

it is an 8 point 3 1/4 inch socket

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Okay thank you
Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

you are very welcome . I am happy that I could be of assistance . Thank You for using JA . Kevin . Have a great day

Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

thank You again ! :-)

Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

hello . I will really appreciate if you would complete this transaction if you are satisfied with my answer . Thanks for using JA . sincerely Kevin

Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

Thanks !

Expert:  Kevin Bourcier replied 6 months ago.

Thanks