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BeerBaron666
09-09-2004, 05:05 AM
I need some help here, people, I seem to have the "death wobble" in my truck and it's not good. The best way to exlpane it is like a fat chick doing a belly dance on speed [xx(] The front of the truck shakes so bad at around 30-40kph that I have to stop. I changed the ball jionts on one side the other side is fine, the steering seems to be tight and the wheel bearings are fine. So what could it be?

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"Ah, devil ether. It makes you behave like the village drunkard in some early Irish novel. Total loss of all basic motor function. Blurred vision, no balance, numb tongue. The mind recoils in horror, unable to communicate with the spinal column. Which is interesting because you can actually watch yourself behaving in this terrible way, but you can't control it."-Raoul Duke

T.O.
09-09-2004, 05:46 AM
Install some Toyota parts.:D












































Install a steering stabilizer.


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Dustbin
09-09-2004, 06:29 AM
STEERING STABILIZERS, it just happend to uncle lele, u no the green ford they lifted at patts house with jay

Dont mind me im just getting loaded

cherokeeinprogess
09-09-2004, 06:47 AM
mine was the stablizer bar

1990 Cherokee lifted on 33 12.5's ~~ locked front and rear now

pumpkin
09-09-2004, 06:54 AM
I've got the next 5 day's off if you want to slide by I could took a look at it and figure it out.

Dustbin
09-09-2004, 07:01 AM
i think its aford thing

Dont mind me im just getting loaded

Pegleg
09-09-2004, 07:51 AM
wheel alighnment and stabies

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harleyfatboy99ca
09-09-2004, 07:58 AM
its a ford thing..[27]


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leadfoot
09-09-2004, 08:29 AM
hey sean i had the same death wobble tom said it was tread seperation i changed my front tires and it went away

Jeepnut
09-09-2004, 08:59 AM
Hit the other fender as hard as you hit the other one and that should fix it...:D

If not chane the stabilizer......[3]

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wade and cleatus
09-09-2004, 12:13 PM
Wrong caster? Might need to shim the axle.

Flat out by design.

BeerBaron666
09-09-2004, 02:32 PM
Well I've never had a stabilizer and it only started a couple of weeks ago If I drove over 50 then it's gone. I hope it's not a tire maybe I'll put the backs on the front and see what happens. Come on people any more ideas[3][3]

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"Ah, devil ether. It makes you behave like the village drunkard in some early Irish novel. Total loss of all basic motor function. Blurred vision, no balance, numb tongue. The mind recoils in horror, unable to communicate with the spinal column. Which is interesting because you can actually watch yourself behaving in this terrible way, but you can't control it."-Raoul Duke

lizard
09-09-2004, 02:54 PM
mud packed in the wheel? or maybe a dead squirrel?

ROBO
09-09-2004, 03:00 PM
sounds like seperated tire too me.. or possibly a bent rim..try rotating the rubber first.

IF YOU CANT DODGE IT!
RAM IT!

boyzen
09-09-2004, 05:05 PM
I tell ya what it is . The mount to your pan hard bar is either loose or flexing .Possibly the bushings are worn.

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RAVEEN
09-09-2004, 05:23 PM
ive seen this happen before , it happend to be the tires needed to get balanced cuz they were a pound and half out, but you cant get them perfect anyway but it helped by balancing them somewhat

HOLY SHIT MAN WHATS WITH THE FUCKING GOLF SHOES

Dustbin
09-09-2004, 05:36 PM
DRIVE A CHEV[33]

Dont mind me im just getting loaded

Big_Ern
09-09-2004, 08:24 PM
Happened to me too with one of my front tires. Its started shaking the steering wheel real bad at certain speeds. Made it feel like something was loose in my steering and the wheels were just wandering around. I just rotated them front-back and it is fine now. I get a little bit of a shake coming from the rear now, but its no where near as bad since it's not shaking the steering anymore.

I'd try rotating first since its a free fix.

Sambuca id da debil!

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In The Zone
09-09-2004, 08:43 PM
Death wobble bad[xx(] eats tires :( no good...

i would check your caster angle and or look for bent parts....LOL
rotate the tires see if it follows the rotation..




I should know LOL stupid Ifs[!] IFS

Big Ern


I all so heard that the shaking effect could have somthing to do with the multiple plugs[:0] in the side wall. [22][e]

It is Parked and under construction....
Soon to be on a trail near U

Big_Ern
09-09-2004, 11:09 PM
The vibration was from before, but it definitely got worse after I put in the side wall plugs. The tires are bald anyway so i don't really care anymore -- time for some new swampers[36]

Sambuca id da debil!

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In The Zone
09-10-2004, 07:31 AM
MMMM could it be that excessive wheel spin..... eh?

I am thinking about some 38.5 michlen xlt (military) like pauls...

It is Parked and under construction....
Soon to be on a trail near U

Uncle LELE
09-10-2004, 11:25 AM
Yeah When this happened to me i changed the stabilizer and that helped, but my shoxs were also fucked so u might wanna check those

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wade and cleatus
09-10-2004, 12:14 PM
Stabilizers end up masking an existing problem. I dont notice much differance if mine is on or off, so i havent bothered p0utting it back on yet. I think the only thing its really good for is to take a bit of shock off the steering gear.

- Misery loves company -

boyzen
09-10-2004, 03:38 PM
Well tell us what the problem is ..stop holding out on us.

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BeerBaron666
09-10-2004, 04:37 PM
And the winner is.... drum roll please............











































Boyzen[3][3]

I pulled out the track bar and the upper bushing was fucked in a bad way, changed them both and the truck rides great, well as great as it can be. Thanks everybody for your input[3][3][3]



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"Ah, devil ether. It makes you behave like the village drunkard in some early Irish novel. Total loss of all basic motor function. Blurred vision, no balance, numb tongue. The mind recoils in horror, unable to communicate with the spinal column. Which is interesting because you can actually watch yourself behaving in this terrible way, but you can't control it."-Raoul Duke

boyzen
09-10-2004, 04:50 PM
Cool Just as I figured I get the same problem about once a year.

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OldEnuff
09-10-2004, 05:08 PM
I replaced all the bushings when I did the SAS and it rides nice and smooth.
It cost me for all the bushings but now I won't have to pull it apart (well at least not for bushings)for quite a while. :D

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300 I6 T18A NP208 D44 SAS 9" Detroit 4.11's 35X12.5 Kumho MT's
CB, Warn 8274, Tow Hooks F/R,
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Stay Tuned :P

boyzen
09-10-2004, 07:13 PM
So you hope

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F150HULK
09-10-2004, 08:00 PM
kick ass sean[36]I start the building of mine on my axle lifting up to the bench party this weekend.[51][31][3]

The money pit rolls again.

OldEnuff
09-10-2004, 09:33 PM
quote:Originally posted by boyzen

So you hope

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With the bronco I have found that quite a while would be anything over a year. :D

'85 Bronco with 4" Suspension Lift
300 I6 T18A NP208 D44 SAS 9" Detroit 4.11's 35X12.5 Kumho MT's
CB, Warn 8274, Tow Hooks F/R,
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Stay Tuned :P

BeerBaron666
09-11-2004, 05:18 AM
Well I can't believe how well the truck drives, the steering is tight and doesn't wonder all over the road[36]

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"Ah, devil ether. It makes you behave like the village drunkard in some early Irish novel. Total loss of all basic motor function. Blurred vision, no balance, numb tongue. The mind recoils in horror, unable to communicate with the spinal column. Which is interesting because you can actually watch yourself behaving in this terrible way, but you can't control it."-Raoul Duke

boyzen
09-11-2004, 07:35 AM
Right on beerbarron,Now its time I do another bushing swap.Its been about a year and starting to jiggle the beer damit,The rear one lasts alot longer thats for sure.

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