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Dana 60 still wobbly 42" tire

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by bgwhlr, Aug 21, 2003.

  1. bgwhlr

    bgwhlr Registered Member

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    Dana 60 still wobbly 42\" tire

    Hey just wonderin if anybody else had problems with the kingpins in the dana 60. I replaced all nylon bushings, bearings, and races and the bottom plate with the post the bearing rides on. It fixed the passenger side, but the bottom of the drivers still moves. The tire wobbles at about 35 mph, and gets scary at 55mph. Help, everything went in tight. the only thing not replaced was the spring, and they were still strong it seemed. /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
     
  2. K10ANDYKHAMNIC

    K10ANDYKHAMNIC 1/2 ton status

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    Re: Dana 60 still wobbly 42\" tire

    do a search for DEATH WOBBLE and REPLACE the spring .
     
  3. Rusty68

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    Re: Dana 60 still wobbly 42\" tire

    seems I had the same problem with my Dodge cummins truck. I think the shop added shims under the cap to preload the bushing more. That or I got it all wrong......
     
  4. '72brett

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    Re: Dana 60 still wobbly 42\" tire

    Um, could it be a worn out steering damper???
     

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