View Full Version : extreme wobble

10-22-2008, 09:25 PM
hey just wondering if anybody has done a straight axle conversion on a ford ranger or explorer and experienced a wobble and what they did to cure it . somebody told me to set the toe out a bit and it did help a fair bit but it is still there a bit thanx

10-22-2008, 09:29 PM
i had a wobble after i installed new front axel it was a combination of loose wheel bearing and a loose sway bar bolt

10-22-2008, 10:00 PM
Yah check your bolts n stuff, and then if it's still there, I'd suggest a trip to an alignment shop to check that caster angle.....

10-22-2008, 10:31 PM
Too much caster can cause some serious death wobble and make sure all tie rod ends etc. are in good shape

Do ya have a good steering stabilizer?

10-23-2008, 05:34 PM
lack of a track bar or sway bar could cause a death wobble.

get stuck
10-23-2008, 06:25 PM
lol i just put a solid axle in my f250 and it dose the same thing

10-23-2008, 06:49 PM
its lifted with oil so it does have a track bar, no steering stabilizer but i did crawl under today and i noticed one tierod has a bit of play
so i guess i change that and see what happens thanx guys[cheers]