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post #1 of 3 Old 10-27-2010, 04:49 AM Thread Starter Rookie
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Death Wobble - Daystar lift

Just purchased a new used 2010 350 with 23,000 on it. Previous owner installed, from what I can tell, Daystar spacers in front, blocks in back, rancho shock (maybe just stock), and an adj trac bar. Truck has stock tires

Has a terrible death wobble / shimmy whenever you hit a bump at about 40 -50. Dealer said it was the castor - two days and $400 to bring it barely into to ford spec - same problem only slightly improved. Tech says the only way to remove the wobble is bring the truck back to stock @ $850 in just parts.

Could it just be bad bushings on the trac bar? Last thing i want is to take the lift off and still have the same problem.

Dealer supposedly checked all joints for tightness, stabilizer, and did an alignment.

Any help would be great.
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Add a dual steering stabilizer kit, they mount to the tie rod which is a much more effective setup.

I had terrible death wobble when I added my Procomp lift, I changed out the stock stabilizer with a Rancho and it was just a little bit better, then I removed the stabilizer from the stock position all-together and added a dual stabilizer kit which completely solved the death wobble issue!

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Get some caster cams from Icon they should get you back in specs that is your problem! I have 3.5" upfront icon bar no issues at all!
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