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Help me cure the death wobble

Old 09-02-2015, 07:47 PM
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1999 Cherokee with 4.5 inch short arm rough country lift, rugged ridge HD steering and new ball joints, rubicon express track bar, bracket, and bracket brace. I do have a Dodge Durango steering box in it that has a bit of play in the wheel. I do not have a steering stabalizer. Why do I still have the death wobble and why does the front end just feel loose? I don't want to buy parts that arnt going to fix it,

Is it the steering box or the no steering stabalizer that's casing it? Those are the only two things I can think of.
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Old 09-02-2015, 07:56 PM
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Ignore the steering stabalizer as its just a bandaid.
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Old 09-03-2015, 12:59 AM
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Did you get a front end alignment after your lift?Its either that or maybe one of the unit bearings doing it.
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Old 09-03-2015, 04:53 AM
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Alignment, ball joints, tie rod ends, out of balance tires or bent wheel. Stabilizers never cause death wobble. They do cure it but only temporarily. Never replace one to cure it. It just makes things worse.
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Track bar. New means new not good. Check it for any play. Even 1/16th of an inch can bring it into a wobble
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Old 03-29-2016, 01:49 PM
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i just fixed my wobble after fighting it for over 6 months... i just fixed it yesterday i bought control arm drop brackets and it set my caster and everything to a perfect angle now i can do 60+
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