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post #1 of 6 Old 11-30-2007, 06:39 AM Thread Starter
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Death Wobbles or something else?

It only happens in the first 5 miles or so of driving. Fast wobble in the steering wheel, after 5 miles starts to fade and by the time I'm at work (15 miles) is almost undetectable. It's also gotten worse as it gets colder.

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post #2 of 6 Old 11-30-2007, 08:52 PM
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Sounds like a tire issue.
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post #3 of 6 Old 12-01-2007, 12:11 AM
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I assume you checked pressures in each tire , felt for any eggs in the sidewall, had balance checked etc.

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post #4 of 6 Old 12-01-2007, 07:38 AM Thread Starter
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Pressure was checked... they are all at 26 psi. I didn't notice any bumps in the sidewalls. They were installed on the wheels by Discount Tire, who uses a Hunter balancer IIRC?

Could it be an alignment issue? I haven't had it aligned since the lift.
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post #5 of 6 Old 12-01-2007, 06:54 PM
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You should probably have an alignment done, but I don't see how the alignment would change after driving a few miles to warm up... temperature seems to be causing it since you said it's worse in cold weather... so ya I'd have your tires re-balanced.

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post #6 of 6 Old 12-01-2007, 10:36 PM
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mine do the same. But the wobble stops before i get to the highway so Ill leave it alone. It only happens when its cold in the morning

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