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Unread 01-11-2014, 07:05 PM   #16
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Yep. I've got tools, I'm just still learning my Jeep...
Find the right size socket to fit the bolt on the TB axle side and see if it's loose.

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Unread 01-11-2014, 07:06 PM   #17
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Sorry I gave so much randomness.. He said he wanted info before he went to the Mechanic.. I was just throwing it out there. IMO I would look at the joint from the Drag to the Pitman as well..... especially if the Tracbar was totally broken .. I was kinda being random for information sake. I will shut up now. I like the advice of getting tools and taking it on yourself. I made the mistake of trusting a mechanic more than once.
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Unread 01-11-2014, 07:07 PM   #18
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I'll try that.
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Unread 01-11-2014, 07:09 PM   #19
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I wanted as much info as possible I appreciate it!
I can't get under it right this minute. I will def do that asap and get back to y'all tho.
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Unread 03-11-2014, 04:49 PM   #20
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OP, did you find/fix the problem? Im starting my search for the cause of my Death Wobble after i installed my 2.5" OME lift of my '05 LJ. Gonna start with track bar and some other info these fine people suggested.
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Unread 03-11-2014, 05:07 PM   #21
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Did you loosen your control arms before putting the lift on? Do you have aftermarket control arms or stock? Have you checked the trackbar bushing? Have you looked at the ball joints, TREs, upper control arm axle bushings? Have you done a dry steering test? If you check all of these parts and do the dry steering test, that should reveal what is loose.
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Unread 03-11-2014, 05:21 PM   #22
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Did you loosen your control arms before putting the lift on? Do you have aftermarket control arms or stock? Have you checked the trackbar bushing? Have you looked at the ball joints, TREs, upper control arm axle bushings? Have you done a dry steering test? If you check all of these parts and do the dry steering test, that should reveal what is loose.
Wow, that was quick! No on loosen control arms, they are stock, new JKS trackbars with new bushings, checked torque-OK, just did dry steer and all looks fine, need to check ball joints, all control arm bushings feel tight (will look into further) what is TRE?
I DID FIND.....right front axel U-joint is bad. Will replace tomorrow.....could this cause wobble?
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Unread 03-11-2014, 05:42 PM   #23
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It would cause a shimmy but not death wobble. You need to loosen all of your control arm bolts to relieve the bushing of bind. That will help some if your bushings aren't shot. You don't have to take the bolts all the way out, you just need to loosen them enough to relieve the joint.
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Unread 03-11-2014, 05:49 PM   #24
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Sounds good, I'll try that in the morning and report back. Also gonna replace that axel U-joint and put a new steering stabilizer on (its still stock stabilizer)

Thanks a bunch!
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Unread 03-11-2014, 09:30 PM   #25
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Alignment usually makes it go away. Was the original tracbar for a lifted front end? If so, I see where the problem came from.
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Unread 03-22-2014, 07:57 PM   #26
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Found this awesome link, had to share.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f210/di...ion-78090.html
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