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Unread 05-16-2013, 11:45 AM   #1
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Swaybay help

Okay so I have a big problem. I have a 1982 CJ5 jeep and I did a leaf spring flip on it to give it a lift. Well when I did it I had to cut off one of the brackets for the sway bar. So now when I go down the road at about 20mph or more I get the death wobble extremely bad. So I need y'all's help to find out a way to fix this problem

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Unread 06-05-2013, 07:14 PM   #2
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maybe try putting a proper lift kit on it, never even heard of flipping the springs, sounds completely bass ackwards to me.
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Unread 06-09-2013, 09:53 AM   #3
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maybe try putting a proper lift kit on it, never even heard of flipping the springs, sounds completely bass ackwards to me.
It's common with leaf springs.

OP: Please go into more detail. DW shouldn't be caused by lack of sway bar.

This is DW:


Is this what's going on, or something different?
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Unread 06-16-2013, 08:11 AM   #4
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Yea mine does that, just not as extreme and another thing is that the steering was extremely loose after we lifted it and ill make it clear we did a proper lift we are mechanics we have lifted a number of trucks but I tighten up the steering and is still does the wobble A little bit when I get to about 30-35 mph. And one thing is that it likes to pull off to the left and right by it's self and it does it pretty strongly and i don't know if it's cause by the sway bar or not.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 07:07 PM   #5
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It's common with leaf springs.
Well ya learn something new everyday haha, now I feel like a a-hole, sorry op.
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K&N FIPK | glasspack | plasti-dipped badges | 17" moabs | HID's, 245/65/17 Cooper Discover AT3 | Rola rack | Fawkes stand alone shackle tabs | Bed lined interior (what a pain that was)
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