Steering stabilizer for 39.5's - Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum
 
Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum  

Go Back   Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum > Brand Specific Tech > Chevy
Notices

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-20-2005, 10:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Member # 41409
Location: Michigan
Posts: 61
Send a message via MSN to Moparhorse
Steering stabilizer for 39.5's

On the 60 front end with 39.5 tsl' and stock steering stabilizer the steering is jerky left and right going down my dirt road. It has the stock stabilizer on it but its shot and need of a new one. What i need to know is a single new one better than a dual one? Or is there a better single shock that works like a dual one? Going down the road its fine but on a road with bumps the steering wheel goes the way it wants to back and fourth. So should it be single or dual? Thanks ahead
__________________
75/79 W100, 440, 44 tsl's, 8 inch lift, 3 inch body lift with 60/14 bolt, both locked. 9.5 warn, Custom alot.
86 rc with 5in lift, 318 built, 52'' michiliens. Hacked fenders, really hacked.
2002 dodge 2500 diesel with exhaust, intake and chip mods.
1946 dodge with 470,727 and 70's
Moparhorse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2005, 11:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Member # 40636
Posts: 112
With 40s id say duals mabye rancho not sure who makes the best
SmashedS10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 02-21-2005, 01:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Member # 21461
Location: shamokin PA
Posts: 498
Send a message via AIM to thundr undrgrond
sounds like more than just a bad stabilizer. i do not run a stabilizer on anything and i do not have this problem. when my front end got the death wobble, i checked the tre;s and dle's and kingpins...found a weak spring in the kingpin
thundr undrgrond is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2005, 04:26 AM   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Member # 26894
Location: arsehole of the world
Posts: 376
Send a message via ICQ to Smash-K20
I stack a couple of thick washers in my spring caps to put added tension on the springs. I have no stabilizer and have no problems with mine.
__________________
Dale
_____________________________________________

[QUOTE=Entropy]Please, Rip isn't big enough to make me mumble. I could sing the Star Spangled Banner without a skip sucking Rip's dick.[/QUOTE]
Smash-K20 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2005, 06:37 AM   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Member # 25964
Posts: 495
I run 39.5 on my D60 and had steering wobble. Installed new kingpin kits on both sides and now no death wobble and no stabilizers. Like someone else said, check your TRE and kingpins. The kingpins weren't that hard to do and the kit is cheap ($45 side).
lebowski is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.