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Old 05-15-2011, 07:52 PM
01FR XLT 01FR XLT is offline
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Unhappy Off road issue!

Me and my friend were messing around in the Mud today in my 2wd 2001 Ford Ranger and I got stuck. Dumb Idea right. We tried everything we could think of to get it out from pulling it out wqith another truck, using a 2 by 4, Digging in out.. and just nothing worked it just kept digging itself deeper and deeper. So we called the tow truck.. Luckily I had a free tow.. So he came and put his winch on my truck and was pulling it out of the mud and it worked.. I was super stoked about that. But I started driving after this ordeal and whenver I hit 55-60 MPH my truck just starts shaking like CRAZY! and I mean CRAZZZZY. It worries me and I thought I should come here and get your guys opnions.

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Old 05-15-2011, 07:54 PM
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mud in your wheels. unbalances em like crazy. WASH YOUR TRUCK. especially your radiator.
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:54 PM
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clean the mud off! even a little bit of mud on the wheel fucks shit up ..believe me i know
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:55 PM
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Yea me too...you can actually lose brakes that way. Happened to me
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:55 PM
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hahaha... best bet is to actually take the wheels off and wash them.. hard to get all the mud off if you dont. Should fix all the problems
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:57 PM
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x2 on the wheels
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Old 05-15-2011, 07:58 PM
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hahaha... best bet is to actually take the wheels off and wash them.. hard to get all the mud off if you dont. Should fix all the problems
mine hasnt been fixed since prarie city but im leaning towards ball joints now
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Old 05-15-2011, 08:00 PM
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I was actually thinking it was the Mud.. But there isn't much mud on the wheels.. it's kinda all wore off. But I'll try. I was thinknig the Tow Trucks Winch bent my Axle or something.
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Old 05-15-2011, 08:06 PM
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I was actually thinking it was the Mud.. But there isn't much mud on the wheels.. it's kinda all wore off. But I'll try. I was thinknig the Tow Trucks Winch bent my Axle or something.
if thats what they pulled you by its possible.

but i doubt they pulled you by the axlle.
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Old 05-15-2011, 08:14 PM
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I'm not sure. Ha, but he had me sign this paper saying if anything happens to my truck while doing the procedure I can't Sue them or anything. Maybe not.. The MUD sounds more like it.. Because I do have Mud still on my tires..

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Thanks for the responses guys.

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Old 05-15-2011, 08:21 PM
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Welcome to the club for those who take their 4x2's through mud and introduce themselves to a problem that was non-existent before they hit the mud.

Hope washing the mud off takes care of your vibrations. If not, may be possible you caught your wheel weights and knocked them off throwing the wheel off balance.
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Old 05-15-2011, 08:29 PM
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I was actually thinking it was the Mud.. But there isn't much mud on the wheels.. it's kinda all wore off. But I'll try. I was thinknig the Tow Trucks Winch bent my Axle or something.
look on the inside of the wheel.

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Welcome to the club for those who take their 4x2's through mud and introduce themselves to a problem that was non-existent before they hit the mud.

Hope washing the mud off takes care of your vibrations. If not, may be possible you caught your wheel weights and knocked them off throwing the wheel off balance.
haha! X2 althouh problems dont happen thattt much haha
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Old 05-15-2011, 08:33 PM
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haha! X2 althouh problems dont happen thattt much haha
The problem i'm having is annoying enough to make me think twice about going through mud in this truck for a looonnnggg time.lol.
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Old 05-15-2011, 09:01 PM
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my 4x4 never see's mud. too many horror stories. it's strictly a 4x4 in the snow only truck. Call me paranoid, but I dislike being stuck in the middle of nowhere and Hate spending money to fix broken shit from some silly romp in the mud.
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Old 05-15-2011, 09:06 PM
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Welcome to the club for those who take their 4x2's through mud and introduce themselves to a problem that was non-existent before they hit the mud.

Hope washing the mud off takes care of your vibrations. If not, may be possible you caught your wheel weights and knocked them off throwing the wheel off balance.
Haha, I joined that club a while ago
My front driver side a arm will tell you all about it
(dent on the lower control arm from hitting a huge rock in the mud hahaha)
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