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Old 03-25-2012, 10:30 PM
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Ok first off,09 ram 1500 4x4 quad cab 5.9 60,000 miles
ok i put a 2 1/2 inch leveling kit on the front and a spacers in the back,truck looks awesome,took the truck in with the factory 20 inch wheels and got a alinment all was great,didnt take it in for two day after i got all this done,and put about 100 miles on it before it got alliended,so i got it done and i got after market 20" rims and new tires but factory size,after i did all that maybe a couple 1000 miles i would guess i felt a shake in the front end on the drivers side front,was not bad didnt have time to get it checked because it seem to only do it at 60-70 mph and was not that bad at all,now i took teh truck in for the tie rod recall and they said thay replaced them,ok still had the shake,now i drove it for a good time still doing it at times,not i got the tires rotated and its bad,happens all the time 50-7- mph i guess and also sometimes on high speed turns,i have heard about the death wobble and have did some reading on it but i dont think this is it,and help fast would be great,i do love the truck and the power and what a wonderful ride it had before all of this....please help me
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did it happen with your old wheels and tires?
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Have them put ur wheels and tires on a road force machine. It will tell if there is a defective tire or wheel on ur car.
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Old 03-26-2012, 12:03 AM
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Have them put ur wheels and tires on a road force machine. It will tell if there is a defective tire or wheel on ur car.
where can i do that at or what kind of place and whats the going rate to do that??
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Some of the better tire shops have the Hunter 9700 Road Force Balance machine
It is the best current way to get your wheel & tire balanced

http://www.gsp9700.com/
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And you dont have a 5.9, you have a 5.7.
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market wheels are not hubcentric, get some rings to center the wheels to the hubs. put your old wheels back on. balancing will not fix this problem
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Im just betting its got an uneven weight, when i went mudding with my truck it was wobblin for a couple days, and even after it wobbled, after a few car washes the wobble went away, but mine was mud yours is probably weight, especially if its an aftermarket issue
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Any fix for the problem of a vibration at 60+? I have a 2010 crew cab with 24's that does the exact same thing. Bought new rear tires and had the tires balanced twice, hasn't gone away. Thinking I need to try the road force balance, haven't heard of that befor. weird thing is the vibration comes and goes...need some help. Very frustrating for such an expensive truck.
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