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The German patient shimmy symptoms (archive)

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Posted by Sammy on August 03, 2001 at 08:14:30:

I have a 95 540ia with 73k miles recently fitted with Bils/HRs and 17" ATP Type 5 from the Tire Rack which came mounted and balanced with Kumhos. I recently noticed the dreaded shimmies at 55-60 mph and it really shudders when braking at those speeds. I've read Bruno's site on what can go wrong(scary list) and searched the archives but my question is given the brake shudder does this mean thrust arm bushings to the exclusion of other causes? Thanks for the help.

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