Steering wander

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  1. cnlpar

    cnlpar Junior Member

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    Newbie here. Any suggestions on steering wander? Replaced track bar, stirring box, ball joints, axle joints..all were worn. Still wanders like a drunken.....it wanders.

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  2. dodge dude94

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    Get someone who knows how to align a solid axle truck and have them put some caster into the alignment.
     
  3. cnlpar

    cnlpar Junior Member

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    Alignment checked and is good. Acts like new steering box is bad.

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    Is it a reman box? Took me 2 tries to get a reman box that is somewhat decent.


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  5. dodge dude94

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    You say it's good?

    Did they set the caster? The specified caster range for these trucks is HUGE and if it's not set exactly, it will wander.

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