death shake or death rattle???

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  1. Boogiedown

    Boogiedown Full Access Member

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    what is the death shake or death rattle ive heard yall talk about , and what causes it?? i think the 77 might have it and need more info ??
     
  2. Irishman999

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    In the motorcycle world its the same thing as a tank slapper.:roflbow:
     
  3. crazy4offroad

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    Death wobble is mostly in kingpin front axles like Dana 60. If your C-10 has it I would be looking at the standard stuff, particularly balljoints, but also look at the tie rod ends wheel bearing, etc.
     
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    Ahahahahhahah. :roflbow:
     
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    I had some balljoints going bad and that truck would get a wobble goning and scare the SHIP out of you. Check them out real good.
     
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    if your steering stabilizer shock is bad that truck will shake like a SOB.
    i had an 84 chevy dump that did that. thought the body was gonna fall off the truck
     

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