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dubdub07

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Posted: 08/26/19 10:06am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

DougE wrote:

Historically death wobble on multiple brands has been lack of caster. Yes, tightening up clearances with new parts helps as does a steering damper (which just tries to control the wobble) but, in general, solid front axles require 5 to 7 degrees of caster.


I have heard (or read) that if you toe it in a little that it takes out the death wobble. This is the first I have heard of camber.

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TOADS: 12 Jeep JKUR Wrangler, 16 Cherokee Trailhawk, 15 Grand Cherokee, 13 RAM 1500 Longhorn (not a toad) American STEEL = American profits
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