Front end shake...is it the hubs???
I've completely rebuilt the front end on my 83 CJ-7 (just because it needed it, not to attempt to fix this problem) - had it to the alignment shop - everything is good. I get a slight wobble above 50 MPH - it can be seen and heard. The rims were checked when I had the tires put on (31 X 10.50) and all were straight and the tires balanced pretty well without much weight (less than 1.5 ounces anywhere). Just for grins, I locked the hubs in today and to my surprise, it almost completely went away. So - could it be the hubs????
With the hubs unlocked, crawl under with a small pry bar and pry up on the front axle U joints at the knuckle. See how much play there is. I had the bearing inside the spindle that supports the axle shaft go out on me before and it allows the axle shaft to droop.
Originally Posted by 82JeepCJ7 View Post
My brothers cj7 had a bad vib at hiway speed..come to find out the front drive shaft slip yoke was bad...The hubs were unlocked but still had enough kenetic energy to turn the front shaft that was causing the driveshaft to move and hense the vibration...
Its a jeep thing...Hell nobody understands!!!!
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