Originally Posted by stevenaa
Some in and out play is normal. you need to jack it up and see if the wheel has play up and down.
Agreed. You use the term "sloppy feel", which is pretty vague. Sloppy in WHICH DIRECTION is the key. Axial play (in the direction of the axle shaft) is NORMAL. Radial play (perpendicular to the shaft axis) is NEVER acceptable.
1992 XJ 2" lift -- RIP
2000 XJ 3" lift -- Australian Ford Big Brakes up front, rock rails, ZJ rear discs (with WORKING parking brake), C4x4 rear bumper/tire carrier, Hella H4 headlights, IPF driving lights, OEM skid plates, OME springs/shocks, JKS LCA's, JKS Sway Bar links.