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Unread 10-24-2011, 03:10 PM   #1
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What is wrong with my rear axle?

I have seen a ton of pictures of YJ's on here, both stock and modified. I look at the rear wheels on my 95 YJ and they sit forward in the fenderwells. I have 31s with a 1" BL and the tires will occassionally rub at the frontside of the fender flair. If you look at the way they sit under the fender flair they seem to sit forward...almost like the axle is forward...is this possible?IMy last YJ was an 89 and I look at pics of it and the 31s were centered under the fender flair..

Your thoughts would be appreciated

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Unread 10-24-2011, 03:18 PM   #2
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saggy springs?
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Unread 10-24-2011, 03:20 PM   #3
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Yes they are farther forward than mine. I'm looking out the window at mine right now and they are centered. I don't know for sure but I heard there was a long end and a short end on the springs maybe the p.o. put them on backwards?
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Unread 10-24-2011, 03:23 PM   #4
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Looks pretty normal. Generally the wheels move back as the springs compress since the front is anchored and the shackle moves outward.
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Unread 10-24-2011, 04:09 PM   #5
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How does the body line up with the rear of the frame? Does the body extend further rearward than the frame?
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Unread 10-24-2011, 04:47 PM   #6
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just looks like ur spring are sagging bag, almost inverted...so its going to look tucked toward the front of the fender well. I'd look into replacing those springs, they cant ride too smooth like that.
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Unread 10-24-2011, 05:21 PM   #7
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looks right from here
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Unread 10-24-2011, 06:37 PM   #8
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Body lines up good....

Spings are flat, almost inverted. I guess that is the problem then.
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Unread 10-24-2011, 08:18 PM   #9
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If it's just one side, you may have a broken/sheared spring bolt.
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Unread 10-24-2011, 08:21 PM   #10
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that is one clean/nice YJ man.
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Unread 10-24-2011, 08:24 PM   #11
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The position of the axle can be adjusted with spring plates with several pin locating holes.
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