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Old 04-13-2013, 06:25 PM   #31
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Try slowing the drill bit down & using a bit of cooling oil on it. I've enlarged that hole on my own TJs and others without problem just using standard drill bits.

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Old 04-13-2013, 07:30 PM   #32
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I had no problems at all. There isn't much material to be removed. I didn't use any oil (yeah, I know) and used a regular old black oxide drill bit of unknown brand..

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Old 04-14-2013, 09:21 PM   #33
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Okay...JKS track bar is in. Centering the axle under the jeep was a pain in the rear-end. Steering wheel is now slightly turned to the right. (WTF?)

Now I get to see if that was the ONLY thing causing DW.
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Steering wheel is now slightly turned to the right. (WTF?)
Normal after having slightly changed the length of the track bar. Recenter the steering wheel with the adjustment link on the drag link.
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Old 05-05-2013, 12:08 PM   #35
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Damn. Still had DW after replacing track bar. Tires are aggressive mudders. Keep rotating and balancing but having no effect anymore. Put BFG KOs on and it really smoothed everything out....for a while.

After a week, starting to get a shimmy -- but not full DW -- again around 52 (same speed as before). It goes away at 55.

Any ideas?
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Speed sensitive shimmies like that are invariably from a bad tire or imperfect tire balance. The bigger the tire, the more critical perfect tire balance becomes.

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