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Unread 07-12-2012, 10:33 AM   #4666
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Well I'm left with a few options here. I'm still getting those little shaky beginning of DW feeling is the 50 ish MPH range. I was thinking about getting adjustable lower control arms to get a ton more caster.

Or, just going back to my stock springs and shocks. I just can't deal with DW on a vehicle that I have to drive every day and commute 5 hours back and forth with to college. I just am not sure what to do.

I don't know guys. :/

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Unread 07-12-2012, 11:35 AM   #4667
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Well I'm left with a few options here. I'm still getting those little shaky beginning of DW feeling is the 50 ish MPH range. I was thinking about getting adjustable lower control arms to get a ton more caster.

Or, just going back to my stock springs and shocks. I just can't deal with DW on a vehicle that I have to drive every day and commute 5 hours back and forth with to college. I just am not sure what to do.

I don't know guys. :/
Have You considered maybe a bent rim is causing it?

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Unread 07-12-2012, 11:37 AM   #4668
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Have You considered maybe a bent rim is causing it?

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Wouldn't have that been apparent before lifting it?
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Unread 07-12-2012, 11:40 AM   #4669
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Wouldn't have that been apparent before lifting it?
Maybe the lift is amplifying it? Or it got damaged during the install?

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Unread 07-12-2012, 11:47 AM   #4670
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Maybe. I guess its possible. I just don't want to keep driving on it anymore. Afraid that its only going to make things worse.

I've been thinking to going back to stock front springs with 3/4 inch spaces and trade my front bilsteins for ones for a smaller lift. That should put me at 18.75 inches in the front. Then keep my rear OME HD with no spaces and that should give me about 19.75-20.0 inches in the rear. I should be able to keep my rear 5100s I have now, they are made for a 1 to 2 inch lift.
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Unread 07-12-2012, 02:19 PM   #4671
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Finally got the tre off! Took 2 whacks from the fork! Lol and damn my old o2 sensor was black as heck

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Unread 07-12-2012, 02:24 PM   #4672
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I know the feeling about being afraid to drive your vehicle. Its not a good feeling when you drop a lot of money into something and then find out it may have caused more problems. Before you do anything, try a few things.

Disconnect the front driveshaft. From my own experience, that was a big problem solver for vibrations. Take it off and see if it still vibrates then go from there.

Get your tires balanced. Mosts shops only charge 20-30 bucks. A unbalanced tire makes driving at highway speeds a nightmare.

Check your tires air pressure. My tires leak air a good bit. When they're low, it drives like crap. When they're overfilled, it drives like crap. Don't know about where you live but its been hot here recently, causing air in the tire to expand = higher psi and higher psi causes to death wobble.
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Unread 07-12-2012, 02:33 PM   #4673
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Hahaha! Well I overlooked that but I bet that's why my death wobble 'appeared'. When I replaced my JKS bushings with the KOR bushings, I also rotated my tires. When I did so, I filled them up to 32 lbs for the upcoming long drive (usually I run at 29, or so I thought). Turns out, they were all at 25-26 lbs. I have no recollection of ever purposely filling them to that level. Either way, tire pressure wont CAUSE death wobble but extra air in the tires will help reveal existing DW.
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Unread 07-12-2012, 04:34 PM   #4674
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Tomorrow I will x2 check tire pressure and pull the front d.s. and see what happens.

If that does nothing, ill have the tires rebalanced and see what happens.

If that does not work.... then maybe ill try the KOR bushings. I KNOW the JKS bar has play in it.

Edit: I run my tires at 34 PSI, too much?
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Unread 07-12-2012, 04:35 PM   #4675
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What have you checked so far? Tre's, ball joints, bushings of the control arms, track bar?
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Unread 07-12-2012, 04:37 PM   #4676
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What have you checked so far? Tre's, ball joints, bushings of the control arms, track bar?
Tie rods are brand new, ball joints looked good, need to x2 check ball joints. Bushings on control arms looked good. Didn't see any play.

Again track bar has play in the bushings.
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Unread 07-12-2012, 04:52 PM   #4677
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Address your track bar first and double check the ball joints. There is suppose to be no play in the track bar
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Unread 07-12-2012, 04:53 PM   #4678
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I have no way of fixing it.
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Unread 07-12-2012, 05:00 PM   #4679
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Why do you say that?
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Unread 07-12-2012, 05:02 PM   #4680
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Either the JKS bushings are just too soft and I guess I can try KOR stuff. Maybe I can try torquing them down more?

Or my bolt holes are wallowed out and Id have to get someone to attempt to fix that. I didn't notice it but who knows.
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