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post #20191 of Old 11-05-2010, 01:45 PM
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DW still there. Its officialy bump induced DW. I hit a bump goin 35 and it started wobbling like mad


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Get your wheels / tires balanced, if that doesn't do it, get a professional alignment somewhere that uses the laser thingy or whatever it's called. If it's still there, you could always mask it with an extra steering damper!

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Shoulda' bought a YJ.....


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DW still there. Its officialy bump induced DW. I hit a bump goin 35 and it started wobbling like mad
this means almost certainly that it is due to your track bar and drag link not being parallel.

a drop pitman arm and or track bar relocation bracket will fix this.

you may need both but probably not at 2.5"
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Sure dude i got a jack you can use no problem. might be better cause I am getting a house so I'll have a garage.
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Climbit, I just read that a pitman arm won't fix it. I was about to go try too. Is it worth getting an alignment if I don't have an adjustable track bar?
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Climbit, I just read that a pitman arm won't fix it. I was about to go try too. Is it worth getting an alignment if I don't have an adjustable track bar?
I just did the RC 2.5 lift as well, didn't drop the TC and no death wobble for me.
I get a slight rattle in my glove box around 30 MPH but thats it.

My kit sure rides rough though, how does yours ride?

Are you going to the Sunday run? If you are you can see how mine rides without the TC drop.
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If I can fix the dw is love to go.my kit rides better than stock by far
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Maybe my RC 2.2 shocks are toast then... I wonder if getting rid of the TC drop would help? I doubt it but worth a try maybe
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Climbit, I just read that a pitman arm won't fix it. I was about to go try too. Is it worth getting an alignment if I don't have an adjustable track bar?
the only thing that will change with your alignment is your steering wheel will be off center. IMO why pay a guy when you can re-center that for free in your driveway pretty easily. unless you have an adjustable track bar, then the axle can be re-centered. but that will not change your DW.

since it is a sold axle the toe in does not change with a lift.

a drop pitman arm will only fix your DW if it lines up your track bar and drag link again. the way to figure that out is to disconnect your drag link at the pitman arm then lower it the amount that a drop pitman arm would drop it. if they are back in parallel then that is what you need.

you may also want to consider a track bar relocation bracket... but you will need to get an adjustable to run that.

also.... check all your u-joints for any slop, that can create all kinds of vibes.
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Alright thanks, dw is frustrating lol
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the only thing that will change with your alignment is your steering wheel will be off center. IMO why pay a guy when you can re-center that for free in your driveway pretty easily. unless you have an adjustable track bar, then the axle can be re-centered. but that will not change your DW.

since it is a sold axle the toe in does not change with a lift.

a drop pitman arm will only fix your DW if it lines up your track bar and drag link again. the way to figure that out is to disconnect your drag link at the pitman arm then lower it the amount that a drop pitman arm would drop it. if they are back in parallel then that is what you need.

you may also want to consider a track bar relocation bracket... but you will need to get an adjustable to run that.

also.... check all your u-joints for any slop, that can create all kinds of vibes.
All good information but the toe in can change if the caster angle changes; worth a check in any case.

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I guess this should end up in TJ tech at some point.... pics of your driveline angles and steering/track bar would help.
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All good information but the toe in can change if the caster angle changes; worth a check in any case.
I was under the impression that the change in castor would have a low effect on toe as long as you are under 4" or 5" of lift.

and if RC is smart they will use slightly longer lower arms to keep that in check.

but you can check your own toe- in with a tape measure and some spraypaint.
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