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death wobble almost gone need help

Hi guys my truck started to get a shake about 4 months ago and it turned into full death wobble. I have it almost gone the only time it tries is when I use the brakes mostly downhill and it just shakes a little like it wants to wobble but it doesnt freak out. The truck is a 2003 6.0 on a kelderman air ride kit with 40 inch toyos. Over the last few montgs I replaced the track bar it was shot, all new shocks, tires rotated and balanced, new steering box, allignment, and checked stabilizers and ball joints. Ive givin it a shakedown and dont see any play at all in the front end. I was going to buy new rotors and pads thinking that when I drove it for a few weeks wobbling I would jam the brakes when it started and I figured maybe I warped or damaged one? And it only does it while braking ive hit the roughest roads and railroad tracks I can find from 20 to 60 mph and its super tight not even a shimmy. Any input and advice would be great. Im selling the truck since I bought a new one and I would like to have it sound so the wobble doesnt show up in a couple months for the new owners like it did for me.
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If there is too much positive caster it will be more prone to the death wobble. Besides that it is most likely loose steering parts: tie rods ball joints even a bad steering stabilizer will do it.

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