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I have this harsh vibration that comes through the wheel at speeds upwards of 45mph, and it gets worse with speed. I also have one when I brake, but I suspect that's from a warped rotor (no matter, I'm gonna eventually do the KVR swap). I thought the vibration was from a slow leak in the left front tire, but when I had my new wheels put on, it's still there. A friend of mine thought it may be a bushing, but he's not an expert. Anyone have suggestions? Thanks.

P.S.- when I originally had the vibration, I had the stock wheels with stock tire sizes on my car, so it couldn't be the alignment of the valve stem and the painted lug, as I have read about, since it was the factory setup.
 

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Can you isolate from which corner the vibration is coming from?

Try swaping the wheels from the opposite corner, and see if the vibration moves with that wheel - then you know it's a tire/wheel.

If not - it could be a few different things - balljoints, bad wheel bearingsk, etc.

Have you taken it to a shop yet? Usually estimates are free :).
 

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All I know is that its deffinately up front. I guess one way (other than a shop) to tell is to check the pressure of the tires after a run on the highway. Whatever one is a little higher may have the vibration because it is moving more, making it warmer and therefore having more "jumpy" molecules. If that reveals nothing, then I will take it to a shop. I've had it in mind for a while now and I'm pretty sure it will come to that. Thanx.
 
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