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C front wheel shimmy?

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08-30-2013 15:57:39

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Guys, When adjusting a narrow front C to remove the "hard road" shimmy would I remove the small shims under the capscrew that holds the bevel pinion gear,or would I remove the larger one between the pedestal itself and the front support? I have replaced the front wheel bearings on both wheels already for what its worth. I have been into the front end on the larger WC but not the lil C. Thanks for any help. sincerely, Hoss

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09-02-2013 13:18:08

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 Re: C front wheel shimmy? in reply to Hossman, 08-30-2013 15:57:39  
Guys, thanks for the replys,sounds like I should start out with removing the large shims tween the pedestal and front support. Dick the "spin it" 180 degrees had me a little baffled to, like you said the "grocery cart" syndrome. Thanks again, Hoss

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08-30-2013 18:25:32

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 Re: C front wheel shimmy? in reply to Hossman, 08-30-2013 15:57:39  
Remove the shims from the between the front support and the pedestal, but not too many, there must be a little play in the gears. Bob

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Scott Schanus

08-30-2013 17:01:17

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 Re: C front wheel shimmy? in reply to Hossman, 08-30-2013 15:57:39  
Remove whole pesedal assembly. Rotate pesedal 180 degree and put back in place.

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Dick L

08-30-2013 18:10:59

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 Re: C front wheel shimmy? in reply to Scott Schanus, 08-30-2013 17:01:17  
The spindles are welded off center to the back of the shaft for a reason. Try pushing a shopping cart and keep the tire leading the swivel bolt.

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