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Steering wheel shake during low speed turns. HELP!!

So my problem is simple. I have a front end shake that I can feel directly in the steering wheel during low speed turns. It is definitely something front end related. It feels as if the front wheels are wobbling back and forth like casters on a shopping cart on rough pavement. The steering wheel will shake when this happens, leading me to believe that it is definitely in the front end. Recently (within the last 1000 miles), I have replaced the PS pump, steering box, all tie rods & ends, plus the steering stabilizer. Within the past 30k, I have had both front wheel bearings, upper and lower ball joints and front wheel bearings replaced. I have a steering box stabilizer bracket, and adjustable track bar. The truck has no death wobble at any speeds, and the steering feels tighter than it has ever been in my 60k and 4 years of ownership. Im just trying to field ideas here. I can do all of the work myself. I just need some input here. I am going to jack up the front end to check for wheel bearing and ball joint play. The tires are wearing evenly and such. Thanks in advance for any help!


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You probably have it in 4x4.

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Or front axle u joints...

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Or front axle u joints...
That's what I'd be looking at too

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