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post #1 of 17 Old 11-26-2011, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
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ok got some nitto terra grapplers.....questions

ok like the title says just got some 295/70/18's not even a week ago. didn't notice till today but between 45 and 55mph if i swerve to the right something makes a humming sound or like its rubbing. If i do the same to the left....no humming or nothing only to the right and only between those speeds.....anyone have any idea? I'm lost.....
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Park it and turn your wheel each directions and see what's rubbing???
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post #3 of 17 Old 11-28-2011, 10:40 AM Thread Starter
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nothing rubbing.....only does it when i go one way.....now this could have been doing this for a long time but my old tires where so loud.....idk what to do
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What kind of pressure you running?

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It would be worth it to check the left front wheel bearing, but at that speed could be looking at a balance issue. Post some pictures maybe someone can see something.
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pressure was 40psi when I drove home.....I've put them up to 70psi right now. Also this could have been going on for awhile but my last tires were so loud I wouldn't of heard them.
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Get the balance checked again. I know it's a silly question, but i've had it done to me, are all the lugs tight? I drove home from the tire shop one day with all 8 finger tight on the front right and ruined a rim. Needless to say, some heads rolled that day, it ended with the regional manager and me, I got 2 free tires, plus he bought me a new rim and put everything together and personally torqued the lugs himself. (in a suit and tie)

Wheel bearings maybe, but it seems to me like they'd always shake some... Maybe not though.

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I'd say bad left front wheel bearing.

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Did you find out what the noise was?

Shockley, I want to order my 295/70/18 terra grapplers but want to be sure they are going to clear everything on my stock 05 f350. I know some people say they will fit and not rub but I want to here it from somebody that has them mounted on stock 18" wheels. Can you post back. Thanks
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the only part they rub on mine is on the leafs at full turn. They are no on stock 18's.
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