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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
My Death Wobble started immediately after I installed a set of Coil Spring Spacers (to lift 1.75 inches). Turned out, the DW was because while changing the height, I also lowered the CASTER angle in the front end. So, to fix it, I could have purchased a set of eccentric bolts for $50+. Instead I went out and purchased a piece of 1.5 inch flat bar for $10 from OSH. I cut out 4 1.5 inch squares. Then i drilled 7/16 inch holes centerline, but close to one side (in exactly the same place) on all for squares. I then removed the lower control arm bolts, nuts and washers. I installed these square offset washers I made so the front axle would be pushed forward (to increase the Caster angle). The toe setting changed a bit, so I reset them to about 1/8 inch toe in. After driving my Jeep, I noticed there is no more DW. The steering wheel was off center, but after 3 attempts, I have that perfectly centered. I have every intension of having the alignment checked, but not till after I find the new tires I want. If anyone is interested, I can draw out and photograph the cure and send it to you. My e-mail is bb62471(at)yahoo(dot)com.
Posted on Feb 13, 2009
Drive shaft universal joint worn.Or bearing worn.Have them checked out Before driving any distance.Hope that was help full
Posted on Aug 02, 2009
I had a similar problem and found that there are more than one possible cause. The simplest and least expensive is to have the front wheels balanced on a dynamic machine balancer. Then, reinstall the wheels/tires and give it a test run. If the problem is gone, your have fixed it.. If it persists, chances are that you have other suspension or shock problems. Get the front end aligned and checked for looseness or slack which would allow the tires to be pointed in different directions at the same time in a rapidly alternating manner. These are NOT things you can do without the benefit of a professional with the right tools and knowledge. A test drive with that professional mechanic will be a good place to start. If you want to save your tires and your personal well-being, it is wise to get this problem identified and resolved quickly. You represent a danger to yourself, your vehicle, your family, and to any other driver or pedestrian or obstacle in your path.. Bite the financial bullet and get it fixed, PRONTO!, or park it and walk.
Posted on Oct 02, 2009
Take a close look at the tires, look for bulges and lumps. You may have a slipped belt. Where the rubber delaminates from the reinforcment belt embedded in the tire. If this is the case, you must replace the tire. Also look for missing balance weights. Around the rim you should be able to tell if a weight fell off.
Another very serious possibility is a failed shock absorber. A very rough test is to manually push / bounce one corner of truck down a few times then let go and see if it keeps bouncing more than one time, one and half max. Check all 4 corners.
Otherwise, possible bent rim, missing lug nuts, bad wheel bearing.
Posted on May 07, 2011
Testimonial: "I switched tires from front to back and wala no shake. I couldnt believe it considering how bad the shake was thanks"
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