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Offline dljaljevic

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Re: Shaky front end
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2017, 02:31:35 PM »
Trackbar mount. Jack it up, start it and  have a friend move the steering wheel back and forth a few inches either direction. You will likely see movement on either end of the track bar that should not be moving at all. That should be the first place to look for any sort of bump related wobble.
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« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2017, 03:47:27 PM »
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« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2017, 11:49:24 AM »
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Re: Shaky front end
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2017, 08:21:40 PM »
Quick update. Seems that my steering stabilizer has leaked and is broken.. the seal around the cylinder is all shaky and cracked! Will be replacing this shock and hopefully that fixes it. Anyone buy any of these or have recommendations for an aftermarket one?
We have the best luck with the old man emu heavy duty version or the bilstein damper.
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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2017, 11:24:21 PM »
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Re: Shaky front end
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2017, 07:48:31 PM »
A steering stabilizer is just a mask for things that are wrong. It's nice to have one on your DD....but not having one won't cause problems. Keep looking for your loose bolt or mounting hole that's hogged out.
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Re: Shaky front end
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2017, 07:58:46 PM »
A steering stabilizer is just a mask for things that are wrong. It's nice to have one on your DD....but not having one won't cause problems. Keep looking for your loose bolt or mounting hole that's hogged out.
This isn't always the case. I have seen 100% stock and low mileage Jk's with the violent shake. No parts worn out except a bad steering damper. More often then not something else is worn out causing the shake, usually modified suspension/steering/large tire's. Almost seems like every jeep has its own personality.
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Re: Shaky front end
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2017, 08:59:39 PM »
My new to me JKU Rubicon has 150kkms on it and was not feeling the greatest going over EG angled railway crossings. Nothing serious but I did not like it. Bought a Bilstein damper from 4x4Parts last Friday and installed today at U-Wrench - hoist is nice. Truck feels much firmer and totally different now. The OEM piece had 1" of slop either way and would sometimes pump up - it had to go. Recommend the Bilstein to everyone as the ram is way bigger than the stocker
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Re: Shaky front end
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2018, 09:49:44 PM »
Sounds like something in your steering/suspension is either loose or worn.
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