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Old 08-04-2011, 06:03 PM
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Originally Posted by user151
Too much caster can contribute, check that your caster is about 5 or 6 degrees, no more.
If no shocks, put them on.
VW used a steering stabilizer for years... wonder why?
If it starts to wobble, you can drive through it -- if it starts to wobble, hit the gas.
I'll add (based on personal experience) this is not bump steer, it is low speed death wobble.
Check your toe in, set it for 1/16 to 1/8 inch.

If your caster and toe is correct, and you have no loose parts (kingpins etc), only then add a steering stabilizer.

I had bad death wobble, added a stabilizer and it went away. But I was curious, I hadn't checked toe. So I checked toe, found it was 1-1/4" in (!!), adjusted it for 1/8" in, took off the stabilizer and went for a ride. No wobble.

I had cured the underlying problem. I put the stabilizer back anyway, but now I wasn't covering up the real problem.

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