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I put a rebuilt engine in my Chevy C2500 5.7 I had trouble getting distributor in right slot but seem to have it now but there is a vibration I can feel it in the steering wheel between 1500 and 1700 rpm. I have taken the belt off and vibration is still there. Any ideas? Shaking

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If you can feel it in the steering wheel i doubt if its the engine more like deformed tyres where the vehicle has been left standing whilst the engine was rebuilt .

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    John Nov 27, 2013

    I thought he was talking about a radiating vibration while the car was standing still as he was taking timing readings at 1500-1700 RPMs. If the tires are that deformed, you'd feel the shimmy at any speed.

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    Colin Stickland Nov 27, 2013

    have to have another think here but duty ccalls so i will answer later.

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    Colin Stickland Nov 27, 2013

    You rebuilt the engine and its shaking ,now with the belts off start the engine and see if the front pulley is a bit wobbly,these front pulleys have a rubber band inside them ,and i think you call a damper or whatever ,look at this first ,if it appears ok then really i would need a good look but iam thinking next about the flywheel is it one of them again with a rubber insert to act a damper ?,any vibration is most likely to be caused by one or the other unless you have used different weight pistons but without my head in the engine i honestly couldnt tell you .

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Did you replace and/or tighten down on the engine mounts properly?

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