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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-20-2011, 10:36 AM Thread Starter
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Just got my springs installed. I noticed that when I'm making a turn and accelerate I'm getting a slight shake in my wheel.

Not sure what role the springs play in causing a shake or shimmy, but its now there and it wasnt...

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ball joint or control arm(s) possibly

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post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-20-2011, 12:18 PM
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ball joint or control arm(s) possibly
^this or maybe you knocked off a wheel weight and your wheels are out of balance
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oh wait just realized you said springs. you probably just need an alignment...

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oh wait just realized you said springs. you probably just need an alignment...
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Before going to the alignment shop, check to make sure you have every bolt you removed and all your lugnuts tight.
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oh and make sure the wheel is on there too ;)

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Now for my question... I just lowered on progress springs and put on my new rims. I used hubcentric rings and my wheels don't vibrate, but when I brake my steering column and brake pedal vibrates. Any idea why?
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did you get it aligned?

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