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x-over, hi steer and hydraulic installed.....Death wobble?

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by ZK5, Sep 29, 2004.

  1. ZK5

    ZK5 1/2 ton status

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    I recently installed the crossover steering, hi-steer and hydraulic assist for my 60 and I finaly took it for a test ride. As soon as I hit 25 mph or the first bump the truck wobbles so hard that it yanks the steering wheel out of my hand. I replaced the king pin bushings and washers only cuz I had new ones layin around it didnt help at all. The pins looked good and I dont get any play from the lower bearing and pin. I aligned the front wheels the best I could with a tape measure and they appear to be right on. Should I invest in the complete king pin set or a 4 wheel alignment first?
     
  2. 70~K5

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    Try adjusting your front wheel bearings. I had one side out of adjustment and it did this.
     
  3. 4GUNZ4X4Z

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    I recently installed the crossover steering, hi-steer and hydraulic assist for my 60 and I finaly took it for a test ride. As soon as I hit 25 mph or the first bump the truck wobbles

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    Whoa, this happen to anybody else? I thought crossover and hydro assist deleted the death wobble problem. Death wobble is the main reason I was going to crossover w/hydro assist. /forums/images/graemlins/shocked.gif
     
  4. funkycold

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    What about tie rods ends? I had this same thing with my crossover (not a d60) and had the front wheels balanced and it helped dramatically.
     
  5. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    all the above plus check the toe again, you should have some toe in, probably 1/4" or so wouldn't hurt to try.
    Maybe try with different tires to see if it changes?
     

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