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Have you developed VIBES or Humm/Buzz Since Lifting?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Negative1, Dec 14, 2009.

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Have you developed VIBES or Humm/Buzz Since Lifting?

  1. I've never had any vibrations since lifting.

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  2. Yes I have the vibrations since lifting.

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  3. Had the vibrations but fixed them (please post to explain)

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  4. Yes I had the vibrations, but even before I lifted.

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  1. Feb 2, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    08pretaco

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    well that video was before i changed my front end suspension. now i dont have the body shake as much if ever, it all transfered to the steering wheel
     
  2. Feb 5, 2010 at 9:20 AM
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    SamSter0077

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    for me, vibes in the steering wheel was Tire Balance related.. and yeah.. i took it several places before someone finally balanced it right. Also, the height of the lift in front played a part as well... I had 4" of lift, and it was too much. Good Balance, and going back down to 3" ish lift in front did the trick.
     
  3. Feb 5, 2010 at 7:25 PM
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    too bad i can't chop an inch off my spindles :p

    if you used coilovers and got 4" you definitely went with too much lift. i got a road force balance and most of the vibs went away and when the truck tracks right and i try to keep it straight is when my vibs happen the most, so i'm leaning towards it being an alignment problem which i will have them check it out soon.
     
  4. Feb 8, 2010 at 5:23 AM
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    jshaw

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    After installing 5100's and an add a leaf in the rear, I had a vibration between 25 and 45 mph. Dealer replaced front diff and LF axle. Nothing was said about the lift. Vibes are gone for now but scared they will come back.
     
  5. Feb 8, 2010 at 12:38 PM
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    csuviper

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    Some vibes lately (6" lift), just got the LR UCA's. Hoping that helps out the problem. If not was thinking front drivers side bearing because on last tire rotate it didnt feel right.
     
  6. Feb 9, 2010 at 9:11 AM
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    Fmsvandal

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    Seems like my vibs/rubbing feeling is only really when i turn. I have the OME 3" with LR UCA's and BFG KO's. Is this due to the tires or could it be something else....? I know its not tires rubbing on anything cause ive already cut away everything.
     
  7. Feb 14, 2010 at 6:37 PM
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    I just put my 3" lift on this weekend (thanks for the help Sam), and I've noticed some shake in the steering wheel. Mostly between 55-70. It just seems like it I can feel every shake and grove on the road. Idea's? Sam, I might get you to take my Taco for a spin this week .... I got a diff drop and carrier drop kit at the house...
     
  8. Feb 16, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    i only get vibes when i let off the gas pedal going 50+ mph. its worse when im in 4wd. i got the toytec ultimate.
     
  9. Feb 16, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    I had the same problem although I just got my alignment done again and had them crank up the castor ...vib is considerably less now.
     
  10. Feb 16, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    GO GET YOUR TIRES/WHEELS BALANCED!!! I got mine balanced and wow, what a huge difference. The majority of the vibes are gone and the steering wheel doesn't shake. :)
     
  11. Feb 17, 2010 at 7:32 AM
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    are you still having this problem? we can look at it tonight..

    The important thing is to get them Balanced correctly! just cause the machine shows it right, does not mean it is right. Some rims require a different type of balance.. road force balancing is the only way to be 100% sure. FWIW
     
  12. Feb 22, 2010 at 1:24 PM
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    New Vibe.. Gas Pedal.. when 60 or up, hit the gas feel a vibe in the pedal let off the gas and it goes away. I am thinking it's the ujoints or the input angle on the differential. ordered some Shims today for the diff.. wish me luck. :)
     
  13. Feb 24, 2010 at 9:21 AM
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    FYI.. lubed the Driveline two days ago.. gas pedal vibe is gone. 12,500 miles on the truck.. some in the sand, mud, and water.. :D
     
  14. Mar 12, 2010 at 2:54 PM
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    Vibes at 20 and 40 mph. Vibration in gas pedal at 70mph. Put on a home made carrier bearing drop. Vibes at 20 went away. At 40 they are still present. Noise goes away in 4x4.

    Skyjacker installed.
     
  15. Mar 16, 2010 at 4:48 PM
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    no vibes w/ mine. 5100 and ebiach coils with TSB,
     
  16. Mar 18, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    I've got 5100's (set at 0) up front with Eibach Coils for a total of 1.6"of lift and then a ToyTec 1.5" AAL in the back. Steering wheel vibrates above 30 mph pretty consistently. I'm thinking of doing the carrier bearing drop to see if that helps. Does that make any sense for such a minimal lift ~1.5"?

    P.S. I've had my tires balanced and my alignment checked 3 separate times already although I don't think they've been road force balanced. I have 265/70/17 BFG AT KO's. Maybe I should look into a road force balancing?
     
  17. Mar 18, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    I have a slight vibration off the line from 0-10mph after having AAL and 5100's set at 1.75 installed...:confused:
     
  18. Mar 19, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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    I just finished installing 1/4 CB shims and the vibation is now gone. Last fall I installed a 3 inch lift with AAL in the rear. Vibration started a few months later. I have to do my wrenching in the driveway so I had to wait till now to shim the CB.
     
  19. Mar 19, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    i fixed my vibes. the front vibes were caused by the 1" diff drop. once i removed it my 4wd vibes were gone. then i removed the 2"AAL and shims in the back and the rear vibes were gone. now its not lifted in the back. more like a leveling kit now. but better than having vibes that will one day cause my drive shaft and other stuff to fail.
     
  20. Mar 21, 2010 at 6:18 PM
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    I know for a fact the diff drop caused vibes up front for me and i got vibes in rear from The drive shaft angle. Shims did not help at all.
     
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