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wandering blazer

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by scott87, Feb 7, 2001.

  1. scott87

    scott87 Registered Member

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    my 87 blazer pulls to the left when just coasting and slightly when braking. just replaced all the ball joints, installed new rotors and pads. yet it still wants to drift leftward?? it still has the stock shocks and leaf springs. maybe the shocks and bushings are worn? any thoughts/ideas would be helpful.
     
  2. achuskies69

    achuskies69 1/2 ton status

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    <font color=blue>sounds like your tires arent balanced

    <font color=orange> if you cant beat 'em, drive over 'em </font color=orange>
     
  3. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    I have check to see if all you tierods are adjusted properly?

    Mike [​IMG]
    See <font color=green>EMMETT</font color=green> -&gt; <A target="_blank" HREF=http://emmett.coloradok5.com>http://emmett.coloradok5.com</A>
     
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    rocko 1/2 ton status

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    Might want to replace your wheel bearings if nothing else helps..

    It's better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.
     
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    Consider adding the ORD steering brace............best $95 you will ever spend on your truck. Your wandering problem might be a simple fix, but it could be a frame flex issue.........that ends up leading to a frame crack. This brace triangulates the area to eliminate the possibility. A definite, noticeable improvement to my truck, which drove very straight to begin with, had no bump steer, and didn't pull.

    <font color=orange>'79 - 406 TPI -<font color=orange> K5#5 - <font color=blue>See it at---&gt;<A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.blazzinor.coloradok5.com>http://www.blazzinor.coloradok5.com</A>
     
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    Check wheel bearing adjusment and tie rod ends.
     
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    Ok, ok. Nobody has metioned this yet but did you get a alignment? Start with the basics.

    Displacement, cubes, and did you say you drive a riceburner???
     
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    And there is also the Mr.T theroy, "Fool, are you a big momma's boy with lots of gold like me? Then counter weight your passenger side!"

    Displacement, cubes, and did you say you drive a riceburner???
     

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