Originally Posted by jeepcharlie
didn't mention that I also pushed on muffler bracket, but it also seemed to be OK. Jeep dealers want $92/hr to look at it. Guess I'll get under and take a closer look at rear end parts.
Ended up jacking the passenger side frame up about 6". Looked at rear end parts but still no sign of broken or cracked parts. When I looked at front end parts would you believe the passenger side sway bar link joint was broken (ball pulled out of socket about 3" after jacking). Could have sworn that clunk was coming from rear but all this time it was the front link socket making the clunk. Put in a new link and clunk is gone...... thank goodness.
Before jacking, I had previously checked both front end links for damage but when pushed by hand they were both tight with no signs of damage. There is a rubber boot over the ball and socket, I guess it covered the broken ball joint.