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post #1 of 10 Old 02-08-2014, 01:30 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Death wobble

My wife was driving my truck,she said it had this crazy shaking at 30 to 40 mph...I blew her off as nothing,then today,it did it to me.
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track bar, big one on the 05+s poor design to my understanding, all of our 11 f250s at work have the shimmy.


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Nice kit but $750.00..........
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Track bar and the track bar ball joint on the frame is my guess. 90% of all death wobble is because the axel is moving side to side. Also check your tie rod ends, and rebalance & rotate your tires.

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Ford says its your tire pressure.... just sayin


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Ford says its your tire pressure.... just sayin
I know, but Ford techs s*ck....LOL. I have had a few of these pigs over the years and if I had listened to them, my truck(s) would still be wobbling like a fat girl on a balance beam. However, I did mention to rebalance the tires and rotate as a last option.

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post #7 of 10 Old 05-07-2014, 06:19 PM
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Track bar joints and lack of caster. I bought that kit linked above and it SUCKED fyi.


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what year is the truck? I have heard that on the 05-07 you can swap the factory stabilizer for an 08 for just over a hundred bucks... I would also think one of the carli track bars would work, they are rock solid and very adjustable.


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Installed the rancho dual stabilizer kit,had ford look at track bar,it was fine,needed alignment,balance and rotation,dual stabilizers seems to have done the fixed everything.
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