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Old 02-06-2011, 01:28 PM
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I have been thinking perhaps a shock absorber as well when I read the thread. Based partially on inspections finding nothing sloppy, tires changed and balanced etc.
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Old 02-06-2011, 04:29 PM
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I'd also take the tires off and roll them down the driveway, see if there is any sideways motion indicating internal issues even if they balance OK. Had this a long time ago, replaced everything, still had vibration. found out by accident when I rolled tire into the garage. It had a slight sideways motion every rotation. Its next rotation was into the trash.
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How were the ball joints checked?
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Old 02-08-2011, 07:51 PM
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What about the strut mounts in the front? They are easy to overlook. I saw a set broken on a coupe that pulled into my Indy's shop about a month ago. The guy had no idea they were broken, but when Gary showed him-boy did his eyes light up!
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