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back end seems 'loose' lately

hmm... The back end of my truck, most notably, the bed, seems to move alot lately, in turns and while cornering. it doesnt seaem as 'tight' anymore... any ideas on what would cause this? the two rear tires have 24 psi, and the front has 32psi, however air pressure hasnt changed, so any other ideas?
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It's all in your head because you're a hypochondriac to your truck.

And you say it is your bed, why don't you just tighten the bolts?
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I would imagine the frame has some give when you turn, I notice mine does it too
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i read the title and was like whoa...sounded nasty..lol
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hmm... The back end of my truck, most notably, the bed, seems to move alot lately, in turns and while cornering. it doesnt seaem as 'tight' anymore... any ideas on what would cause this? the two rear tires have 24 psi, and the front has 32psi, however air pressure hasnt changed, so any other ideas?
it is either:

A: a sway bar is lose somewhere

or

B: it is in your head....

i say B.....
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it is either:

A: a sway bar is lose somewhere

or

B: it is in your head....

i say B.....
he doesnt have a rear sway bar unless he added it...

most likely shocks...

and dude... 24 PSI i wouldn't doubt they are under inflated.... wow....

and i agree with the hypochondriac to you truck theory
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he doesnt have a rear sway bar unless he added it...

most likely shocks...
why you say that? most 4wd Rangers came stock with rear sway bars.....

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and dude... 24 PSI i wouldn't doubt they are under inflated.... wow....
that isn't no kidding.......i would say they are wearing good on the outside edges....
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why you say that? most 4wd Rangers came stock with rear sway bars.....

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my truck is 4wd and didnt come with a rear swaybar...now my 2wd 93 had one but i took it off..iam going to put it on my red truck
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QTFTQT UEIAUTRHKJAHJ JFNI ONAIO NO
lol....the ones i have delt with had them.......mine does (did)....
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uh.. well ya see, 24psi, and the outside edges arent touching, i can tell if i drive over stones and then back on pavement... ill gety a pic of the tires if that makes u feel better.

it feels like it did when i had a flat on the rear.... but i dont have a flat.
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More PSI in the backend son. Isn't it supposed to be 35 PSI? I can't remember.
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no, for full tread on the ground, 32psi is too much cause theres no weight in the back of the truck as soon as i put weight on it, the tires flatten out, but thats not the problem
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check your u bolts mine were loose after my first trip up to la at santiago. and i tighned those mothers and they worked fine
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