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    wheel shake

    Quote Originally Posted by digger View Post
    I have had the problem before but not as bad..and was advised to put a little more caster angle and a panhard rod which i did and it went away fopr the most part except sometimes happenned when braking on very bumpy roads.

    sometimes my front end goes beserk....like really bad wheel wobble, they wheels start goiing leaft and right very quick and it shakes the whole car, it i dont fight with the wheel it usually stops but has gotten worse!
    I have about 7 degrees of caster and toe in is 1/16th, transit steering box all adjusted correctly, everything else seems to be as tight as it should with virtually no wear.

    any suggestions......
    a quick fix is to fit a steering damper ,i used a vw camper one ,it stops this happening,but only masks any other problems you may have,but stops you being nervous every time you drive the car, i have a jago axle on mine,it doesent like any toe in at all,but the biggest problem i hade is with firestone crossplys,took them off and fitted radials ,now its a totally different car.gone from a 60 mile an hour car to 120 with radials,

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    Quote Originally Posted by players no 6 View Post
    a quick fix is to fit a steering damper ,i used a vw camper one ,it stops this happening,,
    And you know when theres something wrong if it still happens .................. experience
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