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post #4546 of 6769 Old 07-06-2012, 11:38 PM
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post #4547 of 6769 Old 07-07-2012, 08:54 AM
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Did you have to buy any special tools for the tie rods?

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post #4548 of 6769 Old 07-07-2012, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
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Did you have to buy any special tools for the tie rods?

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I did not do the tie rods myself. But, I do not believe you need anything special. Sometimes just a really large hammer!

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post #4549 of 6769 Old 07-07-2012, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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Well I made it back from Pa without any DW or anything falling apart. LOL. I just had this really annoying vibration in the whole Jeep and the steering wheel at speeds 50-80 mph. I do not know if that is because the TB bushings are shot to heck and it has that little bit of play? One thing I did notice was when I was making a turn and there was load on the track bar, most all of the vibrations/shimmy went away. Hoping the new JKS track bar (going in this week) will take care of that. Because it was NOT doing that right after the lift. Only started just recently and when I found out the track bar bushings were done for. (I am going to go back through on my thread and rear Chris's post again about the TB thread count to get mine close to there)

Someome had said that the JKS metal sleeves were a hair too long... anyone think grinding them down a little would help fight the slop that those JKS bushings seem to have?

So, the TB, Rear Shocks, and hopefully the control arm "un-preload" of the bushings will happen this week. 110 degrees is just way to hot to be in the garage fooling around with that.

Some other random thing that happened today, which I am contributing to the fact it was 105 out today. But, it was idling very rough unlike it has ever done before, and second hitting the gas (normal/gently) from a stop it was going them seemigly die/stall, then come back to life. All of that was happening when sitting still for about 20 minutes while running with the AC cranked. After driving and getting some more air flow, never did either of those things again. Temperature gauge never went above 210.


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post #4550 of 6769 Old 07-07-2012, 06:01 PM
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I have the same vibration in the steering wheel. For me its between 60-70mph. Not sure what it is. Going to get it aligned and new tires here in a few weeks. In the past, I had it aligned and it didn't help, replaced worn cv's and it didn't help either. Only thing that really made a difference was the new double cardan driveshaft.

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post #4551 of 6769 Old 07-07-2012, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
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Well, currently seems like the track bar is the culprit. If not, going to start tearing it apart till I find the issue. Those vibrations are unacceptable.

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post #4552 of 6769 Old 07-07-2012, 07:49 PM
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Yeah vibrations suck. Especially when the speed limit is 65 and i can only go 60 without the steering wheel violently vibrating. Those dirty looks are priceless.

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Well my shimmy wasn't THAT bad where I was limited at speed at all just annoying. There is so much slop in my track bar right now. It has gotten worse since when I first found it. Hoping the JKS will fix it

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post #4554 of 6769 Old 07-07-2012, 08:07 PM
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The JKS track bar is nice. The bushings are soft so crank the bolts down as tight as possible. And use loctite on the adjusting nut. That tends to get loose and create a vibration/clicking noise.

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Yeah, the bar is nice. Just the bushings were the issue. I'm just gonna crank them down and hope for the best.

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post #4556 of 6769 Old 07-08-2012, 10:10 AM
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Yeah, the bar is nice. Just the bushings were the issue. I'm just gonna crank them down and hope for the best.
Thatll cause them to wear out super quickly

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Thatll cause them to wear out super quickly
Seriously, everyone had said to get them extra tight to prevent slop

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Seriously, everyone had said to get them extra tight to prevent slop
I mean they have a torque value for a reason lol

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I mean they have a torque value for a reason lol
Have you had issues with your JKS? All of this mess about the sh** bushings is why I didnt put it on in the first place. I seriously just want to throw the thing away. I am going to put it on and see what happens. If there is slop, one of two things will happen. Ill get the KOR bushings, or get an IRO track bar.

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Have you had issues with your JKS? All of this mess about the sh** bushings is why I didnt put it on in the first place. I seriously just want to throw the thing away. I am going to put it on and see what happens. If there is slop, one of two things will happen. Ill get the KOR bushings, or get an IRO track bar.
I liked the jks but sold it to keep my iro trac bar

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