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Unread 03-22-2013, 02:34 PM   #18751
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Tried to track down a chunking on the drivers side. Don't really know what I'm looking for though. I did notice the trackbar has some play in it on the drivers side so maybe need to replace the bushings there.
For sure, TRE's are the first thing to check then control arm bushings before you start with the ball joints and steering box.

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Unread 03-22-2013, 02:37 PM   #18752
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Was kinda looking for a small "I'm bored" project to do to day so I did the torque management elimination today. I ended up putting in a toggle switch in that I had laying around.
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Unread 03-22-2013, 02:46 PM   #18753
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For sure, TRE's are the first thing to check then control arm bushings before you start with the ball joints and steering box.
Ok. What exactly am I looking for with the TREs?
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Unread 03-22-2013, 03:09 PM   #18754
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Ok. What exactly am I looking for with the TREs?
Found this, it should point you in the right direction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLOB...e_gdata_player
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Unread 03-22-2013, 03:29 PM   #18755
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Ok. What exactly am I looking for with the TREs?
Have someone get in the driver's seat and jerk the steering wheel left and right and see if everything is solid or if you have movement in the bushings. Sometime there's all clicking because the bushings are completely gone. Moog makes great TRE's avail from rockauto.com and if you're going to do it yourself, it's easier if you pick up the bar with the adjusting sleeves for pretty cheap.

Here's a 5% off coupon too, just enter it in the How did you hear about us field: 1387537610156846
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Unread 03-22-2013, 03:40 PM   #18756
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Unread 03-22-2013, 03:40 PM   #18757
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Putting them in yourself?
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Unread 03-22-2013, 03:44 PM   #18758
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Unread 03-22-2013, 03:48 PM   #18759
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For sure, TRE's are the first thing to check then control arm bushings before you start with the ball joints and steering box.
I was looking at replacing the CA's to adjustables from IRO. I'm almost at 4" of lift and was thinking it would be a good idea.

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Found this, it should point you in the right direction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLOB...e_gdata_player
Definitely helped. Thanks, that's part of my problem.

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Have someone get in the driver's seat and jerk the steering wheel left and right and see if everything is solid or if you have movement in the bushings. Sometime there's all clicking because the bushings are completely gone. Moog makes great TRE's avail from rockauto.com and if you're going to do it yourself, it's easier if you pick up the bar with the adjusting sleeves for pretty cheap.

Here's a 5% off coupon too, just enter it in the How did you hear about us field: 1387537610156846
I looked on rockauto.com at the Moog ones. I'm a little confused between the different ones there. I know I need the outers, but there's one from the pitman arm to the steering arm and one from steering arm to steering arm.
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Unread 03-22-2013, 03:54 PM   #18760
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I was looking at replacing the CA's to adjustables from IRO. I'm almost at 4" of lift and was thinking it would be a good idea.



Definitely helped. Thanks, that's part of my problem.



I looked on rockauto.com at the Moog ones. I'm a little confused between the different ones there. I know I need the outers, but there's one from the pitman arm to the steering arm and one from steering arm to steering arm.
There are 4 all together and I posted the part numbers either in this thread earlier this week or another one if you do a seach. I also just bought and received the IRO front upper and lower adj CA's and will install them soon. Don't forget to order the 2 upper arm to chassis bushings that are not on the arms. You can get Crown replacements from Kolak for $15 each + shipping.
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Unread 03-22-2013, 04:06 PM   #18761
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There are 4 all together and I posted the part numbers either in this thread earlier this week or another one if you do a seach. I also just bought and received the IRO front upper and lower adj CA's and will install them soon. Don't forget to order the 2 upper arm to chassis bushings that are not on the arms. You can get Crown replacements from Kolak for $15 each + shipping.
Awesome. Thanks a lot. Time to start ordering.
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Unread 03-22-2013, 04:38 PM   #18762
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Replaced my heater core, evaporator and the manual control version of blend doors...18 hours over 3 days!

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4) http://www.justforjeeps.com/ for the manual version of the blend doors
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Unread 03-22-2013, 04:39 PM   #18763
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Unread 03-22-2013, 04:49 PM   #18764
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Unread 03-22-2013, 05:03 PM   #18765
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Was kinda looking for a small "I'm bored" project to do to day so I did the torque management elimination today. I ended up putting in a toggle switch in that I had laying around.
More details?
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