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Damn death wobble

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by DaveCowley, Mar 31, 2003.

  1. DaveCowley

    DaveCowley 1/2 ton status

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    I have tried everything under the sun to relieve this death wobble but ever since I put the TSL SX tires on it it will shake till the cows come home. Only does it between 25 and 35 mph but this weekend I am going to crossover steer it and in a few weeks will do the rear spring bushings but I have a hard time believing that will help. Does anybody else run these tires and not have a Death Wobble/shimmy from hell. My TSL Radials never had this problem. Any help would be appreciated.

    Dave Cowley
     
  2. BigOrange90Jimmy

    BigOrange90Jimmy 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I have a set of 35x15.50 TSL SX's on my truck and it does it at the same range of speed. I know my problem is from the drag link ends and the spring bushings. They are horrible on the street which is why I'm getting BFG MT's tomorrow. YAY! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. Seventy4Blazer

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    what axle? check your ball joints(D44 and corp 10) or your king pin spring preload? (D60). if D 60 add a 1/4 thick body washer on top of the spring. make sure it has the hole got grease. should be good then.
    grant
     
  4. thebigdaddyof2

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    HYDROASSIST STEERING

    It was the ONLY fix (read:bandaid) I found for my rig with SXs and severe death wobble.
     
  5. DaveCowley

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    I just did another search and found the post about the King Pin and shimming it with washers thanks for the help I guess I should have looked longer than I did. I will try that tomorrow and see what happens.

    Dave Cowley
     

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