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post #1 of 36 Old 08-13-2011, 01:54 AM Thread Starter
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What hurts more than this!

7 hours of towing and 4 different tow trucks just to get home, worst start of a vacation I ever had but their really is no vacation when you own a jeep =)


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That was some sad time and then when the previous issues were solved! This!

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post #2 of 36 Old 08-13-2011, 01:56 AM Thread Starter
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The powersterring pump pulley bearing decided to take a dump...


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Yeah, first the ignition coil then that, it was a great first few days of my vacation.
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Sorry about your vacay, man. That's a bummer.


Why do you have two steering stabilizers?

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Eh it's the jeep life dude it sucks and it's a money pit but it's a beautiful thing...

Caster angles and 35"s it keeps the death wobble well hidden, just cause I do alot of high Driving and highways suck in New England so I don't die I got em lol
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your tie rod looks bent.

good luck with the repairs! i know the feeling

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No nothing like that it was just ignition coil then power sterring pump

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So in one day you smashed up someone's car from the glare on the windshield, went wheeling and then left for vacation with a break down. Karma is a *****!
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Eh it's the jeep life dude it sucks and it's a money pit but it's a beautiful thing...

Caster angles and 35"s it keeps the death wobble well hidden,
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your tie rod looks bent.
X2 on the Tierod being bent, and That would be a good candidate for causing Death Wobble .

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So in one day you smashed up someone's car from the glare on the windshield, went wheeling and then left for vacation with a break down. Karma is a *****!


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Sorry about your vacay, man. That's a bummer.


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Eh it's the jeep life dude it sucks and it's a money pit but it's a beautiful thing...

Caster angles and 35"s it keeps the death wobble well hidden, just cause I do alot of high Driving and highways suck in New England so I don't die I got em lol
Using dual stabilizers to hide death wobble instead of fixing the problem? I thought it was a typo, but you must really drive high alot.

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Using dual stabilizers to hide death wobble instead of fixing the problem? I thought it was a typo, but you must really drive high alot.
Lol theirs supposed to be a way after that high =) haha, yeah the problems fixed kinda, I keep killing u joints but I have it solved but it helps on bigger bumps...

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Lol theirs supposed to be a way after that high =) haha, yeah the problems fixed kinda, I keep killing u joints but I have it solved but it helps on bigger bumps...

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If you Keep killing U joints it is cause your Hub/wheel bearings are probably shot and need to be replaced. Worn hubs will cause death wobble.

While your Jeep is in the shop you may want to have them shake down the front end

Items to check for,
Track Bar Bracket
Track Bar
Tierod
Tierod ends
Hubs
Control Arms
Control Arm Bushings
Swaybar links
Tire balance
Tire Inflation
Shocks
Shock Bushings

Do you have a Dropped Pitman arm ?
Do toy have an ADJ. Trac bar?

Make sure everything is torqued to proper specs

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So in one day you smashed up someone's car from the glare on the windshield, went wheeling and then left for vacation with a break down. Karma is a *****!
If I am understanding the order right he t-boned a van from the glare, repaired that damage with parts he had laying around, went out and had some fun with the Jeep (got it muddy for those who have not visited the other thread), washed it, went offroad again and this happened. He gets around, takes me a few days to be this productive.
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If you Keep killing U joints it is cause your Hub/wheel bearings are probably shot and need to be replaced. Worn hubs will cause death wobble.

While your Jeep is in the shop you may want to have them shake down the front end

Items to check for,
Track Bar Bracket
Track Bar
Tierod
Tierod ends
Hubs
Control Arms
Control Arm Bushings
Swaybar links
Tire balance
Tire Inflation
Shocks
Shock Bushings

Do you have a Dropped Pitman arm ?
Do toy have an ADJ. Trac bar?

Make sure everything is torqued to proper specs
Yeah I do it all myself and it's proablly from my driving habits, I did jump the jeep a few time behind work then did it with the ramp truck, plus I put in cheap u joints so idk the rest is all good, adjustable trac bar front and rear

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...and it's proablly from my driving habits, I did jump the jeep a few time behind work then did it with the ramp truck, plus I put in cheap u joints so idk the rest is all good, adjustable trac bar front and rear

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I read this and I was like, Then wondered if the OP then I couldn't help but

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