Extreme Death wobble

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Re: Extreme Death wobble

Post by Michael » 08 Nov 2017 15:46

Thanks for the sugestions, Cedric I must admit I have not checked anything on the rear and it might even come from there.

Also not sure if it was mentioned, its a pickup with leaf springs in the rear.
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Re: Extreme Death wobble

Post by ricster » 08 Nov 2017 17:10

Then I may be onto something .... if the leaf pack has changed and dropped, it will be exacerbated as soon as a load sits in the load bin :think: :think: ....
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Re: Extreme Death wobble

Post by Peter Connan » 08 Nov 2017 17:22

Nah, sorry. More caster (as in if the rear springs have sagged) would tend to straighten it out. There is no such thing as "too much caster" in this respect.

If the rear is very tall, so that there is less caster than there should be, that might cause the wobble to keep going, but won't cause it either.

If something in the back end is loose, or if the axle is mis-aligned, that might have an effect. Has this vehicle been for a wheel alignment, and are all the factors within spec?

But I must say, if nothing is loose, my money is on play in the steering box or pitman arm...

The only other thing I can think of is if something (like the hub carrier) is bent. To check for that, Put the front on axle stands, take the wheels off, put a dial gauge on the brake disk and the drive flange (the surface the back of the rim sits on) and see if anything wobbles when you turn the wheel. But this would take a hell of a bump.

If you don't have access to a dial gauge, bring it around to my place?

Or possibly the front axle casing is bent. This would show up as incorrect caster on a wheel alignment check.
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Re: Extreme Death wobble

Post by Gihan » 19 Nov 2017 10:52

Hi manne. My Trol is op die oomblik by Graham hyt vrydag na hom gekyk en hy se die rubbers op die raduis arms het hard geraak agter en die op die anti sway bar. Hy gan hulle fix en dan gan ons weer vandaar af kyk wat gebeur. Baie dankie vir almal se idees en voorstelle as dit nou nir uitgesort is nie dan sal ek weer alles deurgan soos julle voorstel. Hou duim vas.

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