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Old 02-02-2011, 08:52 AM
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Default Vibrating at high speeds

I just got some 33x12.5R15 Good Year Wrangler Duratracs put on my 15" AWC Soft 8 Black Steel Wheels. And when I get up past 55mph the truck starts to vibrate pretty good. I'm not sure if the wheels are maybe bent or would not having the correct lug nuts cause this problem. Because I really don't want to have to buy new Wheels right now?
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:55 AM
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Sounds like a balance issue man
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:57 AM
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Sounds like a balance issue man
Hell I Hope not just had them done Yesterday.
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:28 AM
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Forgot to mention this wasn't happening with my stock rims.
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:35 AM
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Did you get them aligned?
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:46 AM
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Were the rims brand new?
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:47 AM
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Default Re: Vibrating at high speeds

Def sounds like alignment and Balance . Sounds like one wheels are out ....

They should be high speed balanced to at least 70 ....

Unless maybe some front end issues , Ball Joint ? Algnment out too ...
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Old 02-02-2011, 09:50 AM
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Forgot to mention this wasn't happening with my stock rims.
It happens sometimes due to the weights. Some tap on weights arent good for 33's. I tried them and my rims kept throwing them. Try getting them balanced with sticky weights, Mine have been fine since I started using them
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Old 02-02-2011, 10:01 AM
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Did you get them aligned?
They did not align them i will be getting that done today probably.

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Were the rims brand new?
No I have had them for 2 years. With no problems that I can think of.
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Old 02-02-2011, 10:38 AM
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Welcome to goodyear= impossible to balance junk.
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Old 02-02-2011, 06:41 PM
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I will be getting the tires rebalanced tomorrow and see if that fixes it. If not I will be getting a alignment done early next week.
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:24 PM
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Sticky weights man!
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:35 PM
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Sticky weights man!
What is the difference between the 2 weights?
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:37 PM
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Default Re: Vibrating at high speeds

With the rims and 33's they tend to throw the tap on wights, they wont throw stickies. Whwnever I got the taps, They got thrown off in less that a day at average speeds, after the stickies were put on I never had a problem
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Old 02-02-2011, 08:50 PM
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With the rims and 33's they tend to throw the tap on wights, they wont throw stickies. Whwnever I got the taps, They got thrown off in less that a day at average speeds, after the stickies were put on I never had a problem
Okay I will talk to the shop about that tomorrow. And I took the truck out bout a hour ago and the vibration wasn't as bad and it seems to coming from the rear.
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