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I have a side to side wobble when the engine is under load. this is not up or down,only side to side only and quite violently. the tires are new and balanced, the bearings are good,the swing arms are good,as well as trani mounts and engine mounts. The problem is between 62-70km while driving. it was previously between 55-65km but i had the swing arms replaced and thats when the range in which the problem acures changed. PS feels like its front end....

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You may have worn inner CV axle shaft joints. When these joints wear they will cause a side to side movement of the front of the chassis that matches thespeed of the wheel revolutions. Generally the movement/shaking will cease or lessen greatly when coasting but return as soon as power is applied again to the transmission. The movement will also be more severe when accelerating harder and less severe when slowly accelerating. I've replaced several shaft over the years for this type of problem and usually replace both shafts at the same time as they are almost always equally worn. The boot that surrounds the joint may or may not be good yet and often I find that even though the joint and boot appear good from the outside the joint is nonetheless worn out. Since it looks like you've had most of the other things checked out I'd take a closer look at the CV axles as it's a pretty common problem in my area. Good luck and hope this helps!

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