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Old 12-31-2012, 10:34 AM
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As the title stated i feel like a putz or acctually more like a rookie. I had a problem with 97 1500 with the 360 shakeing to beat all hell so i started checking everything coil cap rotor wires plugs got ahold of everyshop in town looking for where this truck had been then i got under it to find that the passanger side front and the driver side rear tires have NO weights on them. But in all this fiasco i found out that the computer had been replaced as well as the cap rotor plugs wires plenum pan gaskets valve seals less then a year ago and all the brakes ball joints tierod end had been replace about 7 months ago the transmission was swaped with a new one roughly 6 months ago. Word to the wise and for those starting out check the simple stuff first what you think is a death wobble could be as simple as a tire out of whack.
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Must have been a really bad balance issue. I've always been able to tell the difference.
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I always look for the simple stuff first because I'm a cheapskate lol. I've made those mistakes before. Throw money and parts at it to fix it just to find out it was a bad ground or vacuum leak.
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Must have been a really bad balance issue. I've always been able to tell the difference.

dont know how bad yet but i have to change the tire anyhow its pretty much bald on one side as i went through the paperwork on the truck i noticed that when all the balljoints ans tierods were replaced that they noted they needed tires and the 2 on the rear are good but imma have to get 2 for the front then balance all 4 anyone on here got a lead on some decent used 285/75r16?
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