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Old 07-12-2019, 07:27 AM
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Hey guys Iíll make it quick. New XJ owner. Bought it with 3.5Ē RC lift with 31ís on 15ís.

When steering, it feels like itís in 4wd but without the ďhopĒ. Itís as if when Iím turning the wheel, someone is trying to pull it the opposite direction then letting go quickly in a series of intervals.

Iíve taken it in and out of 4wd to ensure itís out. Iíve replaced track bar and steering stabilizer. Have upper and lower control arms ready as well as sway links. But, Iím curious if itís something else. Not sure what these are prone to wearing out and causing this, but I know theyíre notorious for front end issues.

Just looking for a place to start, even if itís with the parts Iíve listed I havenít put on yet or something else. I appreciate any info, thread suggestions etc. thanks guys!
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You might check your castor angle. Lifting that much, it is probably positive instead of negative. That would make it steer harder
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You might check your castor angle. Lifting that much, it is probably positive instead of negative. That would make it steer harder
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I agree with 4.3L XJ start with a alignment and go from there .
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I agree with 4.3L XJ start with a alignment and go from there .
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