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Old 10-16-2003, 07:38 PM
sjsfiji sjsfiji is offline
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Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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Thanks for the input...

My steering is fairly precise but we've done alignment, balancing, repack F L/R bearings, and new tires. These made things back to 95%, but there's still some shimmy. We checked the ball-joints/bushings on the mentioned parts and they have some play. I figured it's time to replace them any how...

Also, when coming up a driveway at an angle while turning, it feels there's something loose like a clinging sound. This was reduced after repacking the bearings but it's still there... less noticeable...


'87 W124 260E (DD)
98K orig. mi. @7/15
CLK 7-Spoke Forged Wheels
Neuspeed springs/Bilstein Sport
4/3 bump (F/R)

'97 993 Carrera
106K orig. mi.
Always driven like it's stolen
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