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a sigh of relief and joy!!

limped my truck to the alignment shop this morning after moving my steering box, changing angles messing with the camber the ride wasn't too bad but couldn't go over 40~45 safely.


so i get it back and they say it is better, so i was kinda worried but i drove it and it is respectable now. on a nice flat road its nice and strait smooth everything at least up to 75 which is fast enough.

still get some bump steer and it is kinda hard to steer in parking lots and such(which i think that is the intermediate shaft causing issues, as in too much of an angle for the Ujoints) i can fix that as time goes on.

I'll get some more pics later today.

I already put 60 miles on it since it was aligned, lol

I'm pretty happy with it though.
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sweet!....glad to hear it is working now!

to get rid of bump steer, get yourself a dual steering stabilizer for the vehicle your axle came out of.....i have a custom made brackets on my truck and man what a difference it made.....i need the dual setup, but that will come soon enough.....
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i can barely fit the one i have now on... im going out to modify it some since it hits my track bar.
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do you have a picture of your axle straight on, level from the front?

i might have an idea for a steering stabilizer for you that stems off of a Super Duty.....
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not a good one. ill get a better one today
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alright.....PM it to me or whatever and i will see if the idea i have will work...
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good to hear. glad it works out for you now. good luck w it!
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sweet!....glad to hear it is working now!

to get rid of bump steer, get yourself a dual steering stabilizer for the vehicle your axle came out of.....i have a custom made brackets on my truck and man what a difference it made.....i need the dual setup, but that will come soon enough.....

I have always been thinking of getting the dual set up also in a way? Do they make that much of a difference? jw.
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^^^ohhhh yea....my single helped a lot
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Glad to hear you got it worked out. Now see how it rides at 100
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Glad to hear you got it worked out. Now see how it rides at 100
You're kidding, right??lmao


Def good to hear you're getting the bugs worked out. I wanna see some action(flex) shots =]
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Right on Zach. What do you get mpg wise?

Brenton
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alright.....PM it to me or whatever and i will see if the idea i have will work...
Nah, don't PM it, keep it on the boards so we can all learn from it.
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we need a better avatar as well... something with it in action!!! go drive over a Kia or something so you can get some good shots!!
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great job zach...now i can take notes!!
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thanks guys.

brenton - i have not had to fill up yet. lol i just got it fixed today, but i will let you know.

flex shots will come. i just got it drivable need to get some miles on it.

here are some pics of the setup that finally worked well.

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Beautiful truck!
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looks good zach
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Beautiful truck!

thanks, too bad i chipped all that paint and powder coat up working on it
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omg that is beautiful! job well done.. glad u got her fixed.. im startin to look around for parts to do mine
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rockin man..just plain rockin
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looks amazing man.. nice job.
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Very nice Zach. Glad you got the steering fixed.

Did moving the steering box and track bar help the death wobble?
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Cool, Glad to hear the beast is on the road again!
You need to make this picture your avatar:
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looks good glad to see you have it back on solid ground.......even if it was a trailer queen for a week or so that truck is still [email protected]@SS!!!
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