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Offline tristandimond

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Re: Steering wheel vibration
« Reply #15 on: November 13, 2017, 23:53:47 PM »
I need to get my wheels balanced...
its just getting round to it   ;)
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Re: Steering wheel vibration
« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2017, 23:07:55 PM »
Have a quick question: how badly does a slight misalignment still cause a steering wobble/pull when driving over potholes?

I hear a slight rattle from the suspension... worn shocks play a role?

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Re: Steering wheel vibration
« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2017, 02:17:09 AM »
Surprisingly a lot

Once the geometry is effected problems like noise....poor ride quality will be amplified several fold.......if it is so bad as to feel bumps ..etc through the steering wheel and components it will only get worse when driving faster

You also have the what I call the "Aggro" syndrome.....i.e....the more you become aware of it the more it annoys the brain.

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Re: Steering wheel vibration
« Reply #18 on: December 18, 2017, 23:23:52 PM »
Had the alignment done but unfortunately it is still there...

Here is a list of things changed: tie rods, tie rod ends, lower arm ball joints and arb drop links.
Drop links were of type MOOG, the rest of type Meyle/Lemförder.

Still got me scratching my head...

Could it be some steering wheel play?
Having a slight doubt about the MOOG parts... though should I feel that also when cornering (which is fine)?

I noticed the shop took the alignment setup of a C25XE, not C20NE... does that play a role?

Cheers...