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Unread 02-12-2013, 09:35 PM   #1
jeep98xj
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1998 jeep cherokee lifted steering problems

i just lifted my jeep this past weekend and i was told by someone that there was a problem with the steering and i needed to buy these parts...

http://www.ironrockoffroad.com/Merch...egory_Code=XSP

http://www.ironrockoffroad.com/Merch...egory_Code=XST

this seems a bit extreme for what i am looking for. i do not plan on off roading my jeep hard core i will go off road but nothing to crazy. i was also told to out on a pitman arm and that will fix whatever the problem is. i am not sure what the problem really is. but i have a 4.5 inch rough country lift on my 1998 jeep cherokee and if anyone has any advice to this please let me know. i am not sure the difference with these parts i do not know steering parts very well at all.

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Unread 02-12-2013, 11:22 PM   #2
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check out the cherokee section of the forum and you'll probably get more help. good luck!
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Unread 02-13-2013, 08:45 PM   #3
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What did you kit include? and Could you explain what problems you are having?
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Unread 02-13-2013, 09:05 PM   #4
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At 4.5" of lift, you do need an adjustable track bar.

You do not need to do anything to the steering.

Iron Rock makes very good parts. I have the IRO double shear track bar on my 2000 with 5.5" of lift. I recommend them often.
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