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Old 12-03-2014, 08:19 PM
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Hi everyone,

Since I bought my truck I've had a bit of a wobble. It sort of feels like a boat (kinda sways side to side) when I either go on and off the throttle quickly or am carrying any sort of weight. I've recently changed all four shocks to Blistein 5100 and it helped, but it didn't fix the problem. I've also recently changed both front lower control arms and have gotten a four wheel alignment.

Does anyone have any idea what it could be? I've read that it might be the rear control arms, is that a difficult repair to do yourself?

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I'd inspect ball joints and tie rod ends. A good alignment shop, should have found any worn parts before trying to do the alignment. BTW, pickups tend to be hard on ball joints/tie rod ends, not just Ram. GM owners that have driven my hi-miles Ram comment how tight it steers. I tell em, to inspect their front ends.
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I got my ball joints inspected already, I'll look into the tie rod ends though. Thanks!
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def check tie rod ends ball joints on mine went out at 39,000 miles. my 10' did same after I lifted it. wobble came from rear end. I fixed with air lift bags in rear coils and hellwig sway bar with 11"-14" adjustable links in rear. hellwig bar up front would help too. stock swaybars are crap
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A lot of Rams don't even come with a rear sway bar
I was pleasantly surprised when i saw one on mine when it was new
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