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Old 10-24-2012, 07:45 PM
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POOR HANDLING/STEERING

When I hit the smallest bump or dip/rise in the road it darts away from a bump and towards a dip. (gets worse when above 55mph) This started happening when I changed from a 39.5" tire to a 43" I've got dual steering stabilizers and hydro assist steering and it still does it. All the joints on the steering are pretty much new. Along with the balljoints on the knuckles. I'm going to have the tires cut and balanced Friday along with an alignment hopefully it'll fix it I've also noticed I have to counter steer when making any turn at low speeds. And that was happening before the dual stabilizers and hydro assist. What are the alignment specs? anyone got any suggestions? Thanks for any and all help.
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:36 PM
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when u hit a up bump it wobbles and steers off the road? alignment would do that
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when u hit a up bump it wobbles and steers off the road? alignment would do that
not necessarily off the road but it turns away from a rise in the road and toward a dip in the road. on a smooth road it does fine other than being very touchy. befor i put the 43" tires on it drove great. these tires are a little narrower than the 39.5 iroks i had and weigh about 40 lbs more each. i'm getting the alighnment checked tomorrow so hopefully it'll fix it.
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Well i had the tires cut and balanced and an alighnment and problem solved
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