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Unread 08-14-2014, 03:18 PM   #1
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Does It matter wich tre to center steering wheel

Can you adjust both or just the tre at the pittman arm to straighten steering wheel.Will adjusting the tre at the knuckle mess with the alignment?

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Unread 08-14-2014, 03:20 PM   #2
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Can you adjust both or just the tre at the pittman arm to straighten steering wheel.Will adjusting the tre at the knuckle mess with the alignment?
The adjustable sleeve on the drag link centers the steering wheel. The other one is to set your toe.
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Unread 08-14-2014, 03:27 PM   #3
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Does It matter wich tre to center steering wheel

Can you adjust both or just the tre at the pittman arm to straighten steering wheel.Will adjusting the tre at the knuckle mess with the alignment?
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Unread 08-14-2014, 03:31 PM   #4
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To adjust centering you'll need to loosen both ends of the upper sleeve ( That attaches to the pitman arm ) and use a pipe wrench or channel locks to rotate the sleeve. You should not mess with anything else.
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Oh,I always twisted the tre's that should be much easier anyways.So my steering wheel Is off just a little to the left (drivers side)witch way should I turn the bar?
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I've been taken the tre loose and turning them instead of turning the sleeve.so how do you no which direction to turn the sleeve to move the steering wheel left or right?
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Center your steering wheel, loosen the clamps on the sleeve, and rotate it a little at a time. Then tighten the clamps, start your WJ, turn the steering wheel side to side, center the steering wheel again, and check the tires to make sure it's straight. Repeat if necessary. The last time I did this I had to rotate that sleeve a turn and a half.
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Make sure the pitman arm is pointing towards the drivers front tire.
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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/...wheel-1529152/

should have made that a sticky.
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I've been taken the tre loose and turning them instead of turning the sleeve.so how do you no which direction to turn the sleeve to move the steering wheel left or right?
That seems like a massive amount of work. Why not leave it connected, loosen the clamps on both ends, then turn the rod?
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Get someone to sit and watch the wheel while you turn the sleeve. Takes ten minutes.
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Mine takes 3 minutes. Loosen clamps on sleeve, turn bar clockwise if looking at it from driver's wheel toward passenger's wheel, tighten clamps. That moves the steering wheel clockwise. Mine took 3 turns...yours will vary. Simple as pie unless your bolts in the clamps are rusted.
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