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Car wheels stutter to stop when brake

When braking, the wheels seem to stutter and on road there's a slight wobble feel. It seems worse when I first start car. The problem is clearly in the wheels but I had brake drums replaced and nothing wrong with tires that I can see or test with gauge.

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Try doing your tie rod ends or ball joints and check the sway bar link pin rubbers

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