HELLOI HAVE A 98 CHEVY TAHOE WITH 24 INCH ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 166,000 miles

Hello, I have a 98 chevy tahoe with 24 inch rim/tires. The steering has some play in it.I replaced the pitman arm, idler arm and the steering gear box. Which improved the play alot. I still have some which feels more than should be, also when I drive over bumpy or unevan roads it pulls to the left and or right depending what side of the road is ruff.I also hear a thump sound on the right side when I cross over a speed bump.

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 AT 5:00 AM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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Check your ball joints, putting large tires/rims on that throws off the steering geometry and if not corrected steering parts wear out exceptionally fast.

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013 AT 2:43 PM
  • Tiny
  • ahmad231
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Checked the ball joints and they are tight. Would a front end alignment correct the steering geometry?

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013 AT 3:32 PM
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  • hmac300
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They will only be able to do so much with it bu tyou might try it, if there is a problem they will let you know

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013 AT 3:53 PM

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