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Old October 2nd, 2007, 12:12 PM
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I'd not put that description onto what I know as DW. Are you sure your CVs are good? What about the phos. bronze bush in the drive flange. I was discussing that causing odd 'wobble' symptoms with the current owner of my old Disco the other day (which now has 200k+ on it).
I don't think it is "deth wobble" either... but something different.
I'm going to try to set the preload tighter see if that helps. Thanks for the info.

I would not think that CV's would manifest like this, last time I looked they were fine. not clicking, tight, etc. they did seem to get a sheen of heat related coloring at some point... what else is there to check?
Could you elaborate on the bronze bushing thing?

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Old October 2nd, 2007, 02:30 PM
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I did some changing on my RRC and it developed a slight wobble at 50-55, went away at 60.

Upon close inspection I discovered that the rubber bushings on my shocks were not in good contact with the lower mounting point. They had worn over the years since installation and this was allowing the tires to bounce against the spring without dampening for the first quarter inch or so. With 265/75/16s this was enough to translate to wobble in the steering wheel.

Worth a look since you have covered all the other bases.
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Old October 2nd, 2007, 07:10 PM
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I did some changing on my RRC and it developed a slight wobble at 50-55, went away at 60.

Upon close inspection I discovered that the rubber bushings on my shocks were not in good contact with the lower mounting point. They had worn over the years since installation and this was allowing the tires to bounce against the spring without dampening for the first quarter inch or so. With 265/75/16s this was enough to translate to wobble in the steering wheel.

Worth a look since you have covered all the other bases.
Scott- you must have ESP... I was just thinking of this one to my self...while at work...not working. Thanks you for confirming that it is a possibility, I'm going to snug it all tonight... I can only hope it is simple.

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Old October 3rd, 2007, 05:59 AM
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Could you elaborate on the bronze bushing thing?
Speculation on my part, but the CV runs in a bronze bushing in the stub axle (what idiot said drive flange ?). FTC4319 or later type appears to have a bearing as well.

If that were worn or bust, it might allow the CV to run eccentric when cornering, as it supports the CV ?
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