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What was the single biggest factor in solving your death wobbles

  • King pin preload adjustment

    Votes: 29 23.2%
  • New panhard rod bushes

    Votes: 46 36.8%
  • Wheel bearing adjustment

    Votes: 15 12.0%
  • Caster bushes

    Votes: 3 2.4%
  • Wheel alignment

    Votes: 14 11.2%
  • Draglink ball joints

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  • Steering box adjustment

    Votes: 2 1.6%
  • Up grade of steering damper

    Votes: 6 4.8%
  • Replacement of shock rubbers and or shocks

    Votes: 4 3.2%
  • Wheel Offset Change

    Votes: 1 0.8%
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I've got an 88 GQ. Leaf Springs. It's only the old farm ute, so doesn't go far. It would get a wobble sometimes when slowing down from 80k or so, and if you hit the breaks.
The front end was in pretty poor shape, so I rebuilt it. New set of leaves, new shocks, neoprene bushs throughout, new steering damper, new hub kits and bearings, wheel alignment.
It was good for a while, about 6 mths, then started doing it again. Once was that bad it turned the shackle up and bound up. Upon inspection, the new bushes in the springs had crumbled away. I replaced them again, and it has been good ever since.
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