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Bump Steer

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by fasthumpman, Oct 29, 2005.

  1. fasthumpman

    fasthumpman Registered Member

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    Is there anything I can do to reduce bump steer? I nearly broke my thumb when I hit a rut. and does anyone know how to put pictures in my post??

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  2. divorced

    divorced 3/4 ton status

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    Go to www.photobucket.com and sign up. Put your pictures there and then hit the [​IMG] when you post, and copy/paste the properties from photobucket into your post.

    What steering set up do you have now? Any suspension lift?



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  3. fasthumpman

    fasthumpman Registered Member

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    Its a 1980 k5 with a 4 1/2 inch lift and 35's. Other than that its all stock up front.
     
  4. 89GMCSuburban

    89GMCSuburban 1/2 ton status

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    Steering Stabilizers are made for that, I know they helped my truck with that and tire wobble. Some people will say it's from bad steering parts, but my truck had the wobble with all new steering parts...Dana parts even.
     
  5. scrappy88

    scrappy88 1/2 ton status

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    Got a raised steering arm or drop pitman arm on it? Either of those will help, but won't eliminate the problem. Crossover steering is the true cure, but requires quite a bit of work and usually $$.

    I run the same lift up front, with a raised steering arm. Bump steer was really bad until I replaced the steering stabilizer. Much better but it is still noticable and annoying offroad.
     
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