5100 wobble on newer trucks?

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  1. fadetoblack188

    fadetoblack188 Senior Member

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    Looking to install 5100s to level mine and my buddies truck. A 2018 and a 2014. Are these trucks still have 4x4 death wobble with the bilstein 5100s?
     
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    Death wobble was a solid front axle thing ... Not a worry with IFS


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    The death wobble also has nothing do with shocks.
     
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    Not in 4th gen 1500 as we have IFS :)
     
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    as stated, death wobble doesn't apply to IFS.

    Now under harder acceleration in 4 wheel drive you might get some vibration but that's it.
     
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    Our version of the death wobble is caused more by bad tie rod ends/ball joints/pitman arm type of issues. Not the shocks/struts ilunless you have a destroyed upper strut mount that’s letting the top of the struts wobble every which way. Which isn’t likely.


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    Probably due to heavy tires/wheels that aren’t balanced properly which the majority of people use and stuff in 35s and/or 12”+ wide wheels.

    They designed these half tons with a suspension to accommodate 70-80# rotational corners.
     

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