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solid axel death wobble ?

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by mt sas, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. Feb 19, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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    mt sas

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    S.A.S 21spline tcase highsteer
    I have a Toyota axel up front wth leaf springs I have replaced bushings and sleeves . all steering parts are tight wheels are balanced gettn wobble around thirty five mph . any ideas ? thanks
     
  2. Feb 19, 2013 at 8:08 PM
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    Check all your bolts to make sure they are tight. What condition are the trunnion and wheel bearings in?
     
  3. Feb 19, 2013 at 8:10 PM
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    Wheel/hub bearings and trunion bearings play a large roll in the equation.
     
  4. Feb 19, 2013 at 8:19 PM
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    What kinda tires you runnin?
     
  5. Feb 19, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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    I replaced the long side burfield a couple months ago wheel bearing was good then I will get it off the ground and check bolth thanks !
     
  6. Feb 19, 2013 at 9:58 PM
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    I switch between 32x11.50 maxxis and 33x12.50 xterrains depending on what kind of wheeling im doing its been doin it with bolth
     
  7. Feb 19, 2013 at 9:59 PM
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    How much caster and toe are you running?

    Caster is difficult to adjust with leaf springs but can make a big difference with steering wobble.
     
  8. Feb 19, 2013 at 10:00 PM
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    maxtrac 4" lift spindles, wheelers 1.5" 3 leaf pack. nothin special...
    I would also check your bj's, tie rod ends, and the pitman arm. Those could cause DW
     
  9. Feb 19, 2013 at 10:14 PM
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    no ball joints on a toyota axle:cool:
     
  10. Feb 19, 2013 at 11:01 PM
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    maxtrac 4" lift spindles, wheelers 1.5" 3 leaf pack. nothin special...
    really? did not know that, what is used instead?
     
  11. Feb 19, 2013 at 11:04 PM
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  12. Feb 19, 2013 at 11:05 PM
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    Mud in rims?
    Wieghts feel off rim?
    Wieghts fell of drive shaft?
    If you dont get a nasty rubbing or squeeling sound I would check these first.
     
  13. Feb 20, 2013 at 6:37 AM
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    ^^^Wrong. Trunnion bearings are used. It is more similar to a kingping axle than a ball joint axle.
     
  14. Feb 20, 2013 at 9:23 AM
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    ive got a trail gear highsteer set up thats 6months old every thing externally is tight and all isgreased i will check out my steering box tonight thanks bighorns have 5000 miles on em xterrains are hammerd does it with bolth
     
  15. Feb 20, 2013 at 9:25 AM
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    all is good front driveshaf is perfect
     
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    Yeah totally uses trunnion bearings on a c knuckle
     
  17. Feb 20, 2013 at 11:14 AM
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    It uses trunion bearings on the knuckle ball. But the force is on a bearing not a ball joint. The knuckle ball does nothing except enclose the birfield so it can run encased in grease instead of open to the elements. Otherwise it acts as the "C knuckle".
     
  18. Feb 20, 2013 at 3:41 PM
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    Did you get an alignment done after the SAS install? What were the numbers?
     
  19. Feb 20, 2013 at 5:17 PM
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    yes it was aligned I don't know the number it drove great for the first 5000 miles
     
  20. Feb 20, 2013 at 7:20 PM
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    Did you shim it properly when installing the hi-steer arms?
     
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