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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-05-2000, 07:42 PM
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What is bumpsteer?

can someone tell me?

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Re: What is bumpsteer?

Its when you hit a bump in the road and your wheel turns when you hit it and then t turns back when you come off of it. It happens to me when going over a bump or dip when I dont hit it straight on. I dont think it happens at lower speeds, but I dont know. I have a 2.5" lift and 33s, so its not as bad as some people have it. It gets worse with a higher lift and maybe bigger tires. Basically, its because the steering components are extended too much when you put on a lift, which is why you need to get a drop pitman arm, or draglink, or something else.

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 10-05-2000, 08:28 PM
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Re: What is bumpsteer?

And Don't forget: A steering stabilizer. [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/wink.gif[/img]

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Re: What is bumpsteer?

thanks....i down sized a little on my sig...

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