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Technical So....I'm learning a little about tires

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by trollst, May 1, 2020.

  1. trollst
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    Yup, checked the rack, bushings, had it off, back on, replaced the boots, no play. No steering joint play, nothing obvious. Again, the only thing never looked at are the rotors.
     
  2. trollst
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    So.....boys and girls, still waiting, speedway is still on back order, ECI is triple the money to buy here, because this is a fact finding mission, I wait. The Old Car Center is apologetic, but a back order it is, so, I'll tell you what happens soon as I know, in the meantime, not doing too many miles, the weather has sucked severely here, so mary has been garaged for a couple weeks.
     
  3. trollst
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    Still waiting for parts.......
     
  4. proartguy
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    Are you still waiting for parts?
     
  5. DIYGUY
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    Just read this whole thread, hoping for a happy ending. So much for that. Never did I see where the steering u- joints were examined If you have two , are they phased correctly ? Had quite the awful driving truck until I fixed that Makes no sense but it made a world of difference.
     
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  6. trollst
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    OK, got my parts finally, but right now I'm too damn busy to even look at my truck, Monday, gotta fly down to the coast to replace two axles on my two year old travel trailer. Been wiring a 41 dodge pickup, VERY nice truck, but the left turn-hazard doesn't want to work, hours troubleshooting that, still not done. Yard work, nascar races, haying, summer is not a good time for me to wrench.
    DIYGUY, yes they are phased, as said, this truck is awesome except for this unique problem. I have checked EVERYTHING over the course of twenty years, BUT rotors.
    Anyway boys and girls, I'm still here and I WILL tell you how I've made out, won't leave anyone hanging.
    LeRoy.
     
  7. Retrorod
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    Years ago we had a mechanic in our Chevy dealership named Walt who was the only guy around that could use our Hunter 206. He said " I can balance an egg with this machine...but I can't make it ROUND". I wish I knew where that old Hunter went when we got the new balancer.
     
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