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Steering Vibration

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by taconerd, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. Nov 10, 2009 at 10:42 PM
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    taconerd

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    I have an 07' Tacoma 4Dr, short bed, with 5100's in front w/ 265 BFG AT
    I have had the alignment, balance and rotation done about 4 time since I had this set up on the truck.. Since then I have had unusual steering wheel and over all vibration while driving the truck. I had the alignment done 4 times and still having issues. Does any one else experience these same issues?
    Could this be a touchy Rack and Pinion in combination with the stiffer 5100's making the road imperfections felt more?

    Your input is greatly appreciated. :D
     
  2. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:06 AM
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    pataco

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    maybe mud on back side of wheels/tires worn out/seperating.:notsure:
     
  3. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:56 AM
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    wiscdave

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    I'd suggest getting your wheels road force balanced at another place..goodyear? Then see how it drives. I've had problems where one place couldn't find a problem and the other did.
     
  4. Nov 11, 2009 at 6:14 AM
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    tacoterra

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    Ive had that issue with that same set up @ first but it turned out its all the tire techs balancing.A lot of tire shops hire tire techs with very minimal experience.balancing big tires is hard.some will just accept 50-75 ounce difference and that can ruin the whole thing.Ask them to do dynamic mode and if possible watch the machine #s.should be zeroed to get good balancing.I would suggest you to try other tire shops as well.
     
  5. Nov 13, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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    Thank you for all the input...Much Appreciated!!!:)... I had the set put on at 4wheel parts about 4 months and had the Aliment done 4 times at 2 different Firestone's and once at 4wheel parts with balancing....I'm beginning to think it may be the balancing too.... Thanks again...
     
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