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 Post subject: bad wheelshake
Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:44 pm 
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I have a AU3 XR8 tickford and it gets very bad intermittent wheelshake [feels like the wheels are coming off] ive balanced the wheels and jacked her up and checked the bearings all feels fine. If anyone knows or have experienced this problems any help would be much appreciated cheers Matt
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 Post subject: Re: bad wheelshake
Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:24 pm 
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search.php?keywords=ba+steering+shake&terms=all&author=&sc=1&sf=all&sk=t&sd=d&sr=posts&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=Search

Follow the above link i searched for you. Its a common problem also with BAs and has been spoken about often.

 

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 Post subject: Re: bad wheelshake
Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:20 am 
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Thanks for that very interesting reading gives me a few things to look at
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 Post subject: Re: bad wheelshake
Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:55 pm 
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I have sorted the problem the brake pistons made of bakealite and had swollen out of shape so when I applied the brake they would stay on heating up the rotors and distorting them hence the shake all replaced with steel now all is fine.
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 Post subject: Re: bad wheelshake
Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:18 pm 
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Nice feed back. :)

 

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