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post #1 of 2 Old 07-08-2010, 11:22 AM Thread Starter
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Worn sway bar link causing shimmy?

I recently replaced my sway bar links with some JKS quicker disconnects. One of the old links I replaced had a bad ball joint that had a lot of play in it when I would shake the jeep back and forth. Anyway, after replacing them with the JKS discos it fixed my shimmy at 50mph. I was surprised that a sway bar link would do this as I hear of people running without sway bars all the time. What I want to know is if I am covering up the true cause for the shimmy, as I still have some driveline hum that sounds like a bearing or u-joint (all seem tight tho). Any thoughts?

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post #2 of 2 Old 07-08-2010, 02:24 PM
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I would not think that was the problem. I have run without the swaybar hooked up plenty of times wth no shaking. Your new disco's are adjustable and the different length might have made a difference.
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