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post #16 of 21 Old 07-17-2011, 09:45 AM
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If 1/8" toe in didn't work, try 1/8" toe out. I had the same issue with my ZJ, and a little preloading of the tires helped.

Also, some food for thought. I am on a 3" lift, w/ 31" tires, stock suspension arms and such. I switched to the V8 ZJ steering arms. Since my toe setting was now changed, my DW came back.

Recently, I picked up a set of used, aftermarket LCA's (they are about 1/4-1/2" longer than stock), and an adjustable front track bar. I put the LCA's in and the track bar, and the DW seems to be non-existent!


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post #17 of 21 Old 07-17-2011, 11:20 AM
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Did you try lying under the vehicle to observe operational movement while someone rocked the steering wheel back and forth?
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post #18 of 21 Old 07-17-2011, 11:34 AM
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hi i'm new here but have cured the worst DW anyone has ever seen. i changed everything i mean everything and had so much smoke blown up my A$$ i'm farting rings for life. the worst thing i did was buying "kevins track bar DW cure" what a joke. he sends you the softest bushings on the market and then charges almost fifty bucks for harder ones. anyhow i'm done talking about my poor investments let me tell you what fixed my DW 100% CURRIE 1 TON STEERING its not cheap but i promise its your problem. please don't put any more money into this problem until you get this steering.
Really?? I ordered some e-suspension poly bushings from kevin. Seem pretty solid to me. And work well.

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post #19 of 21 Old 07-17-2011, 01:25 PM
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Did you try lying under the vehicle to observe operational movement while someone rocked the steering wheel back and forth?
I recommended this too OP never said anything, guess he wants to keep throwing money at it. X3 again, crawl under and have someone move the steering wheel! Even if things seem tight and good, when stuff starts moving you might see things that are not supposed to move.
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post #20 of 21 Old 07-17-2011, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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i have had 4 different people lay under my truck while i played with the steering wheel... everythings tight beacuse i replaced it all its either cracked in the uni-body or who knowss

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post #21 of 21 Old 07-17-2011, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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iam starting to think that since my right wheel components are all new tht my left wheel could be the culprit

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