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Unread 10-29-2012, 07:10 PM   #31
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All you have to do is loosen the 2 bolts for the rack enough to slide it back a little. The socket will then fit

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Unread 10-29-2012, 08:27 PM   #32
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all you have to do is loosen the 2 bolts for the rack enough to slide it back a little. The socket will then fit
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Unread 11-03-2012, 07:37 AM   #33
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Awesome post. Thanks for sharing.

Been chasing this noise myself for a while. Thought it was bushings or a ball joint somewhere. Going to give this a shot today or tomorrow.

EDIT: And here is the Current link to the J E E P G a r a g e thread. The one above wasnt working for me. Just get rid of the extra spaces.

"http://www.J E E P G a r a g e.org/f...unk-47810.html"
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Unread 11-04-2012, 07:07 PM   #34
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Problem Solved. No more pop on Acceleration.
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Unread 11-04-2012, 10:49 PM   #35
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It's odd that many of us are having this problem. I wonder if its a lack of proper adjustment when made, or just a poor choice in rack
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Unread 11-05-2012, 12:36 PM   #36
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Great. Now I gotta buy two more Torx sockets, mine stops at 16.
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Unread 11-05-2012, 12:36 PM   #37
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It's odd that many of us are having this problem. I wonder if its a lack of proper adjustment when made, or just a poor choice in rack
I dont know. As easy as the "bolt" on mine was to turn I wonder if after 117K it maybe has moved on its own cause it never did it until about 10k miles ago. Have had the lift on since about 37k

Then again, less than a 1/4 turn eliminated it alltogether any more than that and the wheel would not return to center on its own. Maybe its just the tolerances in there
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Unread 11-05-2012, 06:17 PM   #38
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I wish my pop was the bolt... I couldnt turn it either way... Might just be seized....
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Unread 11-05-2012, 07:45 PM   #39
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I wish my pop was the bolt... I couldnt turn it either way... Might just be seized....
Mine took a bit of effort to break it loose. Just be sure you are using the correct socket
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Unread 11-05-2012, 07:49 PM   #40
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Yep, I installed a lift two weeks ago and have that little pop once in a while now when starting from a dead stop as the weight transfers on acceleration. Good thread.
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Unread 11-05-2012, 07:51 PM   #41
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Mine took a bit of effort to break it loose. Just be sure you are using the correct socket
I got an E20 torx off ebay, maybe a little pb blaster will help
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Unread 11-07-2012, 05:32 PM   #42
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Does anyone know what exactly is being done when that bolt is turned?? Is there a clutch pack or what?
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Unread 11-07-2012, 07:27 PM   #43
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It's a yoke adjustment. I'm picturing a wedge of sort, taking up play in the moving parts. I'm sure it's a bit more technical than that.
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Unread 11-08-2012, 05:20 PM   #44
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Pinion lash maybe? Whatever the heck it is its hard to believe that a quarter turn or so makes such a huge difference. But it really does.
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Unread 11-12-2012, 04:39 PM   #45
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Thanks for posting this, it solved my problem. I lucked out and was able to get it to move with a standard socket and it didn't strip.
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