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frontend shakes like a mofo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!help

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ilikeitloud, Mar 7, 2004.

  1. ilikeitloud

    ilikeitloud 1/2 ton status

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    hello, i just installed a GM 3/4ton 10bolt under the front and now at speeds above 30 the front end shakes like hell. i stuck my head out the window and notice my tires shaking left to right. and i also have a ton of play in the steering?whats goin on here? i have a 6in suspension lift with a new steering arm btw...
     
  2. mudhog

    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    you have the classic death wobble /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif do a search on death wobble and you find out more info /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    mudjunkie 82 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Check the frame where the Steering box bolts to and check for cracks, Also jack up the truck and check for bad tie rod ends or other Steering related parts.
     
  4. ilikeitloud

    ilikeitloud 1/2 ton status

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    checked the steering box thats fine.. but i took off the tire and the whole knuckle moves up and down 3/4 of an inch so im assuming time for new ball joints.
     
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    mudjunkie 82 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Yep, I would say so! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gifI would change all of them.
     
  6. 78GMC1/2TON4x4

    78GMC1/2TON4x4 1/2 ton status

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    Or you might have to replace your wheel bearings and races.....mine was shaking like mad when i blew out bearings....above 25 MPH if recall...if thats the case, dont have to much fun /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     

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