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Old March 6th, 2018, 10:34
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Getting ready to change universals

I figure I might as well reset everything in the front end.

I do have a question though. In slow sweeping turns. To the right at highway speeds, I can feel the old wobble trying to start.

As soon as I straighten out, it stops. Since the ball joints were only replaced on one side, could hat be the problem?
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Old March 6th, 2018, 11:22
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Re: Getting ready to change universals

I've found that when I get a new XJ it's worth it to change all universals, ball joints, control arms, steering tie rod ends and the track bar. It's a bit of cash up front, but once you've got it all apart it goes pretty easily. Last one I went over had 92K on it, I drove it without issues to 220K.
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Old March 6th, 2018, 14:39
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Re: Getting ready to change universals

Agreed! And Iím probably already 3/4 of the way there!
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Old April 15th, 2018, 03:09
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Re: Getting ready to change universals

I want to remove the 4wd drive shaft and drive the Jeep to see if that's what's causing the "rumble" I feel on the highway (it goes away when I engage the 4wd)

Is it safe to do so?
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Re: Getting ready to change universals

If you remove front driveshaft do not engage 4wd you can remove rear driveshaft and drive it in 4wd
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If you remove front driveshaft do not engage 4wd you can remove rear driveshaft and drive it in 4wd
It's done all the time!
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Old April 15th, 2018, 08:48
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Thanks fellas! Out to the garage I go!
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