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Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 21:24:26 -0700
From: mkw <>
Subject: Re: NG 900

Great note...thanks for the thoughtful reply. I will follow thru in sequence and let you know what happens. Thanks again. MKW On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 01:10:03 GMT, - Bob - <> wrote: > >NG900's do not always vibrate but they are very sensitive to any >problems with the suspension. When everything is right, they are >smooth at all speeds. Possibilities, in rough order of occurrence - > >- out of balance wheels / tires >- bent wheel(s) >- bad tires >- outer control arm bushings worn (typically only vibrates under >acceleration but there are exception) >- inner driver(s) worn (again, mostly under acceleration) >- stanchion arm bushings worn >- brake problem causing shimmy (most brake problems only occur when >braking, typically at higher speeds). >- CV joint (typically has other common CV joint symptoms) >- subframe loose >- loose steering rack mounts > >Unless the problems are only under braking, have the wheels and tires >balanced on a Hunter GSP700. It doesn't matter if you had them done by >a top-notch wheel guy - unless it feels perfect after that, you need >to get the road force balance done on a GSP9700. Costs no more than >other balancing and there _is_ a difference. Trust me. > to find one near you. > >The GSP9700 will not only fix any balance issue that can be fixed, but >it will give you specs on wheel trueness and out-of-round. It will >also give you numbers on the tire's problems (uneven road force). If >you have problems after that, post again with most specific e.g. only >under acceleration, braking, etc.

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