when you shake the wheels, look at the ball ends of the tie rods. if you see lateral movement in the ball itself, then yes that can cause a shaking in yuor wheel. they more commonly cause this shaking only under braking though.
From your friendly neighborhood Ford Nutswinger
why the HELL can't i get my camaro to ******* show up here????
if you don't agree with me, i'll come over there, and stab ya in the eyeball with a spoon. a TABLE spoon, so i can get all the gooey stuff attached to your eyeball too.