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Old 01-13-2011, 01:44 PM
kilich kilich is offline
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Default What would cause this?

I Can not figure out what would cause the front wheels to be bowed in at the top. When we are driving down the freeway and hit a bump going about 65-70 The ranger wants to take off to the other lane (It sways really bad almost throwing us into the next lane), I have noticed that the front wheels where bowed in at the top and I checked the ball joints and the tire rods and they seem Okay. The Wheel bearings I have not checked yet, This weekend I will. I was just wanting your guys' Opinion on what you think the problem is.









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Old 01-13-2011, 01:48 PM
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Default Re: What would cause this?

the twin i-beam (2wd) and twin traction beam (TTB-4x4) are notorious for that when the springs start to get weak. another cause could be worn ball joints, which could cause the darting you are describing.
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Old 01-13-2011, 01:49 PM
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Okay, Thanks. Ill have to check them out this weekend too.
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Old 01-13-2011, 01:50 PM
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Default Re: What would cause this?

first replace shocks to stop swaying/floating and then have it aligned...
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Old 01-25-2011, 09:44 AM
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Default Re: What would cause this?

You ever figure it out i have the same problem...
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Old 01-26-2011, 08:59 AM
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Nope i replaced the shocks it helped a bit but no fix
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:34 PM
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Default Re: What would cause this?

did you get it aligned? and did you replace the shocks?
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