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911pickup
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:14 pm    Post subject: Whole lot of shakin' going on. Reply with quote

I took my Thing out for a drive a couple of days ago and after going over a set of railroad tracks I noticed something weird.
The suspension made some noise going over the railroad tracks and there was a bit of shake in the front end. Seemed normal to me, but after the front wheels had passed over the tracks the steering wheel continued to shake for a second or so more.
I haven't owned the vehicle for very long, but I don't remember it doing that before.

When I got back home I jacked up the front end and took a torque wrench to all the suspension bolts. Everything was already torqued properly. Steering assembly also looked to be in good shape.
The entire front end was totally rebuilt a while back and is in very good condition.
Is this steering quiver normal for a Thing or have I missed something?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Whole lot of shakin' going on. Reply with quote

Check the steering damper.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Whole lot of shakin' going on. Reply with quote

hobie16 wrote:
Check the steering damper.


Thanks for mentioning that. I'll take a look tomorrow.
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