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Re: steering wheel shake

To: "DenverD" <>, "mgs" <>
Subject: Re: steering wheel shake
From: Barney Gaylord <>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2001 18:36:38 -0500
At 04:53 PM 6/24/2001 +0200, DenverD wrote:
>and the steering wheel shakes back and forth about one eight inch..
>its not constant, but almost..
>it is easy to hold it steady and if you release the not so tight grip it 
>shakes slightly..
>it car runs true, that is, the nose is not shaking back and forth as the 
>steering wheel goes back and forth..
>the steering is sure and positive with good feedback (if the wheel is 
>griped enough to cease the shakes)..

A front wheel running out of plane can cause this.  A front tire running
out of plane can also cause it even if the wheel is perfectly straight.
Jack up the front and spin the wheel by hand.  Observe the tire tread from
the front to see if it wobbles at the bottom as it rotates.

Barney Gaylord
1958 MGA with an attitude (and many warped wheels)

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