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Unread 05-01-2014, 10:59 AM   #1
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Need help with suspension shift

Newbie here. Hope this is where I"m supposed to add or ask regarding the current subject. 91 Wrangler 4.0L with recently installed ProComp 2.5" lift and now my front axle shifted left (to driver side) about 2 inches. I've seen another thread where people are saying to remove the front track Bar and this will do it. My YJ is basically stock except for the lift I mentioned. This thread however, advises to install a track bar relocation kit. Anybody experience this and what are my options? Thanks in advance!

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Unread 05-01-2014, 03:34 PM   #2
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I would ask in the YJ forum here http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/ since you have a YJ with leaf springs front and rear removing the track bar wont be that big of a deal. With the XJ the coil springs allow the front end to dip a lot easier in turns. Leaf springs are a lot stiffer therefore don't allow the front end to dip as much. My buddy took both track bars off his YJ and has no problems with it, I would take off your track bar and drive around the block to see how it feels and if the wheels realign themselves or not. If you want to keep the track bar I would get an adjustable one rather than the relocation bracket.
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Unread 05-02-2014, 08:55 AM   #3
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Thanks miceanic. I took the front track bar off as well as removed the sway bar links but only moved back into place about an inch. I drove it around the neighborhood but felt too 'loose'. I'm now thinking the way to go is the adjustable track bar as you mentioned. I'll do that and thanks for the advise.
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Unread 05-02-2014, 09:30 AM   #4
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Newbie here. I posted recently in the wrong forum and finally made my way here (hope its the right one). Installed my 2.5" ProComp suspension lift on my otherwise stock 91 YJ and my front differential shifted to the left roughly 2-3 inches. Reading other related posts, I removed the sway bar links and track bar but only moved back in place around 1 inch and didn't like the way it handled, felt too loose. I am now needing advise on wheather to install a relocation kit or an adjustable track bar to make my front diff straight again. By the way, my front shacles also lean left and look weird.
Any thought, ideas, suggestions?

Thanks in advance.
We need to see your jeep. You are going to need to take pictures of how it sits now. If you are unsure how to post images, here's a link on how to: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/t...sting-1407740/

We need images of:

1. The front, head on, close up enough so that the fenders are at the edge of the image.

2. Side view, fairly close up so we can see position of wheel center.

3. Close up of the shackles front and rear

4. close up pf the leafs at the u-bolts.

There may be some speculation posted here, but we need to see the issue to help.

All the best

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Unread 05-02-2014, 10:45 AM   #5
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Thanks! Planning on doing this after work.
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Unread 05-02-2014, 07:58 PM   #6
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Let's see some pics and we can help you.
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Unread 05-02-2014, 08:06 PM   #7
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I'm pretty sure most on here say to bolt your lift kit on snug then lower the wheels to the ground an torque everything with the weight of the jeep on the suspension. It could have been slightly out of position while on the jack stands an got bolted into that position.
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Unread 05-03-2014, 03:30 PM   #8
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Ok. So had issues up loading pics (security token?). After loosening the leaf spring plate and u bolts, drove some more, the leaf spring shackles straightened a bit more but the axle is still off. Working on the pics. Thanks
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Unread 05-03-2014, 03:38 PM   #9
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