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Old July 25th, 2012, 17:32
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suspension issues

Im having an issue with my suspension. My tierod keeps hitting/rubbing my sway bar link bracket. I have sway bars discoed right now. Is this commo when sway bars are disconnected. I have the zj tie rod, and a rusty's 3.5" lift. All the suspension componets look good and tight. my driverside tire is at an angle at full lock. Ball joints look good, no play. Could an alignment solve this, im thinking the tie rod slipped out of the adjustment sleeve?
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Old July 25th, 2012, 17:52
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Re: suspension issues

Adjust your caster.
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Old July 25th, 2012, 17:54
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Re: suspension issues

Ive never done that before, how do you adjust it properly withput taling it to the alignment shop?
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Old July 25th, 2012, 18:41
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Re: suspension issues

Caster adjustments are generally done by installing or removing shims from behind the lower control arm slider bracket or in extreme cases with the installation of positive degree ball joints.
If you have never done any kind of steering adjustments; you probably should have a friend that is experienced do it or take the Jeep to a GOOD alignment shop.
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Old July 25th, 2012, 18:41
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Re: suspension issues

you need adjustable uppers and lower control arms to do it.

Post up some pics and maybe we can see something that is out of the ordinary that you might miss
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Old July 25th, 2012, 18:46
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Re: suspension issues

Adjust your caster, or weld on a new longer sway bar link bracket to your axle. Poly Performance make a nice one.

http://www.polyperformance.com/Jeep-XJ-TJ-Sway-Bar-Relocation-Bracket-Weld-On
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