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Old 01-29-2010, 05:47 PM   #1
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Okay ever since I got my Bonneville I have had a slight wobble from the right front tire, well the tires are new, just minutes ago had them rebalanced... I saw for myself they are perfect and now its WORSE...

could someone please give me a list of things to check/replace/buy to solve this issue as its very annoying anything over 60mph (not so much before thats why i never bothered to fix it, but now its irritating)
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Could be a number of things.
Could be the tire is not mounted right
Bad rotor
cv-shaft/joint
Some other things, but they were eliminated by balancing the wheel.

If your able to, take your brake rotors off and switch them around. Test drive. If the vibration goes from right to left, you found your culprit.
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Oh, wobble? List continues...
Tie rod
bearings
lower ball joints

Are you able to jack the right wheel off the ground?
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You may need to get them rebalanced somewhere else. I had a set of snows put on by _______. Each one was off by over 3 ounces. This only goes to show that some guys don't know or don't care about balancing. The guy who balanced mine even took the tires off the rim to check for flaws in the rim. He said that even 1-2 ounces can be noticable.

Problem was solved when rebalanced.
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with the tires off both sides seem still nothing loose, tire doesnt move at all so no play..

the guy I know at the tire shop told me the person who put the wheels on used a "static" (if i remember correctly) its like a strip of weights to balance the tire... he did a 2 point which has two seperate weights, supposed to be better I guess... I should have just left it alone it was tolerable before.
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Try moving the tires around. If the problem follows the tire, then you've found it. If the problem does not follow the tire, then you've shortened the list of possibilities. Could be a warped rotor.
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Try moving the tires around. If the problem follows the tire, then you've found it. If the problem does not follow the tire, then you've shortened the list of possibilities. Could be a warped rotor.
X2....tire swapping is an easy way to figure out if you have a poorly balanced tire. If the wobble follows the tire, get your tires trued and road force balanced.
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Try moving the tires around. If the problem follows the tire, then you've found it. If the problem does not follow the tire, then you've shortened the list of possibilities. Could be a warped rotor.

Unless all four were out like mine. I would think a good shop would have inspected the wheels for damage. I've even heard that improper torquing, and rust on the wheel hub can cause problems.

Do you have a friend with a vehicle that takes identical wheels and tires? It would be a pain, but if you swapped all four and still had the vibration, then we would know it was not the wheel and tire.
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There was a member a while back that had the lugs torqued wrong and warped the rotors. he was 40 foot pounds on one lug and 120 on another. they need to be 100 foot pounds on all of them.
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