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Old 11-14-2008, 10:31 PM   #1
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Hello this is my first post, I kinda feel like a virgin getting for the first time

I just had some Gibson shorty's installed on my 04 FX4 and there is a new and strange vibration in the steering wheel, is this commin? I still need do the hundred mile break in before the re-torqing of the bolts, should I be worried about this vibration?

sorry for the long winded first post.

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I don't understand how headers have anything to do with a vibration in the steering wheel. Did you pull the wheels when you did the install? Is it possible that a wheel weight got knocked off?
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I don't understand how headers have anything to do with a vibration in the steering wheel. Did you pull the wheels when you did the install? Is it possible that a wheel weight got knocked off?
Yes they did pull the wheels, I can feel this vibration when at idle. I'm hopping it's not because they had to lift the motor from the motor mounts.
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Yes they did pull the wheels, I can feel this vibration when at idle. I'm hopping it's not because they had to lift the motor from the motor mounts.
Sorry I was thinking this was a problem when driving

Do you have a programmer on your truck? Maybe your exhaust is flowing better and you truck is running a tad bit lean I dunno I have LTs on mine with HF cats with or without my programmer I don't see an issue like you are describing with yours.
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Sorry I was thinking this was a problem when driving

Do you have a programmer on your truck? Maybe your exhaust is flowing better and you truck is running a tad bit lean I dunno I have LTs on mine with HF cats with or without my programmer I don't see an issue like you are describing with yours.
I do have a programmer, I will see if re programing will help I always get a little paranoid when I change ***** up.
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I do have a programmer, I will see if re programing will help I always get a little paranoid when I change ***** up.
Custom or can tunes? What do you have?
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Yes they did pull the wheels, I can feel this vibration when at idle. I'm hopping it's not because they had to lift the motor from the motor mounts.

Did you get in there and try to find your mounts??? Did they leave some or one loose??
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Custom or can tunes? What do you have?
I was trying to avoid this question, I have a Hypertech programer, and I gather from the other forum, it's not so good O'well
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I was trying to avoid this question, I have a Hypertech programer, and I gather from the other forum, it's not so good O'well
Not that I am saying this is the cause of your issue.
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Did you get in there and try to find your mounts??? Did they leave some or one loose??
I may have jumped the gun with this post, because I have not gone down the check list of posibility's of the issues. I better do this before I freak out
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