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Old 11-05-2012, 01:04 PM   #1
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Thumbs down wobble but not a death wobble

I have a stock 2000 wrangler and I get a little wobble when I hit 60 or 61 in 5th gear, it seems to come and go and it just came back. Now when i am in 4th it doesn't wobble as bad just a tiny one. Is this normal?

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Old 11-05-2012, 01:47 PM   #2
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No.
Maybe tire balance, maybe control arm bushings....

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Old 11-05-2012, 03:37 PM   #3
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Have you washed the underside real well? There could be some mud stuck up in there causing a wobble. Mine did this when I would brake on the highway for stoplights and i washed the brakes and it fixed it.
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:50 PM   #4
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haven't washed the underside since I got it a while back and its seen some mud, I'll try that
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:15 PM   #5
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I had a similar problem. When I got up around 70, my Wrangler was all over the road. Turned out to be the shocks. The shocks that were equipped when I purchased it were for a large truck. I replaced the shocks with the Procomp Monotube shocks that are designed for a jeeps weight. I also just purchased new control arm bushings, just to sure everything up.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:22 PM   #6
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Most speed sensitive shimmies/wobbles are tire or wheel related. Usually an imperfectly balanced tire or simply a bad tire.
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Old 11-13-2012, 04:54 PM   #7
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yup. Firstly, make sure there is no mud caked anywhere on the wheels!

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