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Steering wheel moved?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by fortcollinsram, Nov 26, 2001.

  1. fortcollinsram

    fortcollinsram 1/2 ton status

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    Earlier today, I went to take a few pics of my Blazer in the first real snow that we have had here [​IMG] I found a dirt mound a little ways aways and was able to place my front up on it. I took a pic w/ the left front and the right front up on the hill. When I put the left front up, I was able to lift the left rear a bit off the ground. Well, now I swear that my steering wheel is at is center further clockwise than it was before I went and took pics. What gives? The the steering characteristics have not changed, just the position of the steer wheel...What could cause this?

    Chris

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  2. Hossbaby50

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    I had the same thing happen to me when I went wheelin once. The wheel was straight up at the beginning of the day, and at the end it was cocked to the left noticably. I am not sure what caused it, but my mechanic fixed it when he was doing other work to my truck. Also someone explained how to fix it here once, but I don't remember how exactly. Sorry I can't help you.

    My Chevy isn't broken, its just out of gas.
     
  3. 2Dogs

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    Mine did the same thing. I checked everything and told myself it was cuz of the new lift maybe.....?

    Dave

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  4. Mr.Chevy4x4

    Mr.Chevy4x4 1/2 ton status

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    I have seen the frame cracked at the steering box mount flex enough to cause this.

    '85 K5 : Run it til it breaks, then fix it and go again!
     
  5. 90K5

    90K5 1/2 ton status

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    you just need to adjust the draglink to fix this. Its the shorter of the two tie rods...

    90K5
     

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