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Bilsteins, Wheels, BFG KM2's...Alignment issue?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Chazmanian, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. Aug 31, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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    Chazmanian

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    So my 09' Sport now has the billies installed and set at 2.5" pro-comp 1.5" AAL, Moto-Metal 951's and I went with a set of BFG KM2's Mud terrains....

    The truck drives straight dow the road but has a nasty wobble. I'm hoping its a poorly balanced wheel....

    I 'm not sure what to make of this alignment sheet....I think its begging for a set of TC UCA's as its not in "Spec"?

    Heres the sheet where I had the truck aligned today at the shop that did the lift...This was done with the factory wheels and a set BFG 265's...I then drove it to discount tire and had the wheels and tires installed. I'm assuming I now need to get the truck aligned again with the bigger tires and aftermarket wheels? if anyone wants to give me some guidance on how to address these parameters?
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  2. Aug 31, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    I wouldn't rush out and buy more parts. When I got my wheels I went to Discount Tire. After 3 tries to get the balancing right (horrible wobble) and many stupid excuses and arguments about money back, i finally won and took my dinero to a shop that only does performance alignments. Although the vehicle wasn't perfect (probably due to the horrible Rugged Terrain's) the vehicle was much much better.

    Bottom line...the skill of the technician on a lug-centric balancing adapter makes all the diffference!
     
  3. Aug 31, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    So ya' think a lame-o balancing guy could miss em' by that much?

    Man it has a nasty wobble at 45-55 where the wheel if you let go of it moves like 5 minutes worth of wobble to either side of 12:00 or center....

    It was late and they were closing as they finsihed my truck so I will give them the benefit of the doubt and let them try-try again!

    Now that I have the bigger tires and different wheels the truck should be aligned again no?
     
  4. Aug 31, 2009 at 9:25 PM
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    bad balance, took 4 times at sears to do mine. something about these stock rims that throw the rocket scientists off. oh and make sure they do not over torque your lugs. 83 ft.lbs. is it. have them use a real torque wrench, not the torque sticks on an air ratchet.
     
  5. Aug 31, 2009 at 9:26 PM
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    Looks good. Cant see your tires :)
     
  6. Aug 31, 2009 at 9:29 PM
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    Nice setup. I think a proper wheel balance could help this out. Good luck.
     
  7. Aug 31, 2009 at 9:30 PM
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    Mine are those Moto's above...

    I had a set of BFG put on last month....275's. When the dude at the lift joint went to put on my shocks and removed the drivers side front wheel? Snap a lug stud busted off the truck. Toyota is gonna fix it on warranty Friday...It honestly feels as if all my issues are emanating from that drivers front!! Maybe its in my head but that side dosent feel right. Almost like its grabbing a bit and it pulls just a tad to the left.

    Could the guy who over torqued my lugs the first time have warped anything or would a busted off stud cause a wobble?
     
  8. Aug 31, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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    Bad balance. Mine was exactly like that, had to get the tires re-balanced. All is well. :)

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  9. Sep 1, 2009 at 12:32 AM
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    it is possible to warp them that way, I ended up replacing mine because of the vibration issues(mostly from a bad balance) and to rule out warped rotors. are you driving missing one of the studs now? yeah that could generate a wobble I suppose. good luck
     
  10. Sep 1, 2009 at 4:52 AM
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    Yeah I'm missing one now.:mad:
     
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