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Old 09-17-2011, 08:39 PM
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Death wobble going over bumps getting bad

It seems that i'm developing significant death wobble when hitting bumps. Trucks been leveled for some time running 35.5 BFGs seems that it's gotten worse since installing new bilsteins a while back and still seems to be getting worse. Any ideas or advice?
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Old 09-17-2011, 08:48 PM
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Did you have an alignment? How long ago did you install the Bilsteins and what model did you install?
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Old 09-17-2011, 08:54 PM
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everything was aligned when the leveling kit was installed but not when the shocks were put on. Never thought one was needed after just doing shocks. They're the 5100 series.
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Old 09-18-2011, 06:44 AM
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Its not, but I think I would get someone else to look under your truck because it sounds like the other place left something loose or broke something. Our trucks are so long that death wobble is not common. I've had it on my jeeps and fix that issue with geometry adjustments.
Keep us posted,
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Old 09-19-2011, 08:24 PM
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I got it bad on a 06 F250 with a 8" Lift a while back and it ended up being the bushings on the bottom of the shocks.. it was bad, every time i got to 45mph slow it would wobble and scare the **** out of everyone in the truck.. Good luck finding it becasue it blows balls
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