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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by tecton, Mar 25, 2004.

  1. tecton

    tecton 1/2 ton status

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    when i turn to the right, it not necessarily grinds, but vibrates, clanks...ect

    when i turn to the right it just feel really tight

    coming out of turns, it feels almost like the rear end is steering along with the front, really tight or something hard to explain

    but they just put in this rear, its all new

    should it be doing this? like "break in" time?
     
  2. southernspeed

    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    First thing I would do is check all the U clamps. If they are loose it'll feel real weird. If they're ok then take it back to who ever did it and tell them of your concerns over it. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    Did they put in a locker or limited slip? When the truck pushes out of a turn (steering tight) it indicates the rear is locked together. Just wondering what you have in there /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    Does it make any difference whether you coast through the turn or are applying some power?
     
  5. tecton

    tecton 1/2 ton status

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    when coasting i seem to have more control
    at low speeds it will grind, parking lot speed

    but if i give it gas its like double acceleration, really feels tight

    it had a posi, so i assume they put a posi back...i know it was a stocker and the new one is an eaton
     

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