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Old 04-15-2013, 11:50 AM   #1
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89yj steering

I have a lot of play in my steering and it's annoying trying to keep the car straight on straight roads and even worse on the highway I got a steering alignment in January and if I tightened the bolt on steering box would that help?

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Old 04-15-2013, 11:55 AM   #2
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Tightening the bolt on the steering box may help, but not likely. It sounds like you need to tighten your front spring shackle bolts. DO NOT OVER-TIGHTEN them or your ride will suck. I run WITH a front track bar and still had to make sure the shackle bolts were snug so the steering is responsive.

Give them a bit of torque and it should remove wander and torque steer.

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Old 04-15-2013, 12:09 PM   #3
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It could be your steering box is shot. I have tried to adjust the steering box but it did help.
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