death wobble thread

Discussion in 'SC- Upstate Cruisers' started by CruisinTiger, Oct 23, 2005.

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    Jack up front end, put on jack stands, grab tire and check for play top to bottom (grab tire at 12 and 6) and side to side (do same at 9 and 3). Think top to bottom is wheel bearings, side to side knuckle bearings.

    When its wobbling have you push in the clutch to check its not driveline related? (longshot).

    Also see http://performanceunlimited.com/documents/vibrationguide.html
     
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    Chuck did you do what I said? I got your tools covered if you need them.
     
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    Yeah I jacked it up and pulled and pushed on the wheels and the knuckles and steering are good....once you see these pictures it'll make more sense. I'm tryin to size them now so I can post them.
     
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    pics are up on thread
     
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    Well the death wobble is no more. JP and I pulled off the leaf spring and realigned them and put in a new center pin. Then last night and this morning I put in new bushings and put everything back togther. It's amazing how nice it drives now, especially with new bushings what a difference, oh yeah and the fact that my axle is where it is supposed to be now. Thanks monkey boy for the help!
     
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    and I didn't even have to use my feet this time............. but I did get to set chuck cruiser on fire !!! :D
     
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