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Still have Shimmy at around 75 MPH. No slow speed shimmy or shimmy during braking. Just replaced the Front Tension Strut bushings with the Powerflex polyurethane ones. What else could be contributing the root cause of the shimmy?

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  • Rondo_E39 Jul 24, 2008

    Prior to performing the bushing replacement, I went to a good shop for wheel rebalancing. I made sure that the shop was well versed in the operation of the Hunter 9700 road force balancing machine.



    To answer your question, there are no sidewall bubbles visible.



    Thanks for your assist though !



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One of the frount brake calipers are sticking

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Balance your wheels at a good shop. Have the tires checked for out of round/side wear. Are there any sidewall bubbles?

You could have a problem with the wheels themselves...but it is rare.

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