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Axel Bounce

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by robH, Feb 8, 2002.

  1. robH

    robH Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    I have a 81 k30 1 ton 4x4 - when i come to a stop , especially down hills, my back end starts bounsing, have replaced the 20 year old shocks yesterday, with some new monroes, what else can i check? Or am i stuck with this?
     
  2. 75

    75 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,382

    What condition are the rear springs and bushings in? Can't say for sure, but they may be a factor - on the K-35 I'm building I put brand-new everything across the back in the springs/bushings department since the old ones were "sprung".
     
  3. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 2,154

    Are the back brakes grabbing hard,and locking up,or chirping,causing the bounce,or is it just suspension bounce.A K20 from that year with an empty bed isnt going to ride exactly smooth,so i would expect a certain amount of bounce,or choppiness to be normal,even when it was new.