Intermittent vibration, kind of like driving over rumble strips

Tiny
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  • 1992 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
  • 144,980 MILES

First people said it was the idler arm, {not}then {pitman, then steering gearing gear box, }None of the above, wheels seem tight when raised on a jack, tried for movement top to bottom, seem tight. Any ideas {help}?

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Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 8:33 PM

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Tiny
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Does steering wheel shake? Or more from body?

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Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 8:37 PM
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Is it torque converter shudder? How's the condition of the trans fluid?

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Saturday, October 1st, 2011 AT 9:06 PM
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More from the body, transmission fluid is red, no smell

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Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 AT 3:38 AM
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If not felt in the steering it will be related to rear wheels, rear suspension or drive line vibration.

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 5:11 AM
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Put in gear foot heavy on brake raise RPMS to stall speed @1800-2200 if shudder happens then torque convertor

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 5:01 PM

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