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Front end Shimmy

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 77JimmyMan, Dec 3, 2001.

  1. 77JimmyMan

    77JimmyMan Registered Member

    May 16, 2001
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    Southeastern MA
    I finaly got my drive shaft back and in the truck (1977 GMC Jimmy 4" Suspension lift 33" tires) and got to take it out on the road. Everything seems ok except when you romp on the gas from a stand still. When you do the front passenger side vibrates and shimmies. It doesnt happen when youre just cruising or take off softly. I havent got into it much yet, so im open for sugestions. Wheel bearings maybe, but they were just replaced last year along with the wheel joints. It has a NP203 transfer case with a SuperWinch 4x2 Conversion. The front locking hub seems a little loose, but the screws that mount it are tightened all the way. Any feedback would be great.
  2. 2Dogs

    2Dogs 1/2 ton status Premium Member

    May 4, 2001
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    Have you checked your front end pieces for wear?

    Lay under the truck and watch everything as you cycle the steering back and forth.


    Horn Broken... Watch For Finger.
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