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Old 02-22-2012, 10:13 AM   #1
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squirley steering after trac bar removal??

i took my trac bars and sway bar off the other night. took it out and the ride is way better, but is it normal to get a floaty jerky steering now after doing this? it just seems like it pulls on bumps and whatnot. i just wanted to see if i had something wrong in my steering or if it was infact from this. thanks

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Old 02-22-2012, 11:05 AM   #2
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Taking the track bars off of mine last week imroved the ride with no noticeable difference in steering or control. I don't think taking the sway bar off is a good idea if you drive on-road more than off.

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Old 02-22-2012, 11:08 AM   #3
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Double check your tie rod ends, ball joints and suspension bushings. Track bars like to mask true suspension/steering problems.
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Double check your tie rod ends, ball joints and suspension bushings. Track bars like to mask true suspension/steering problems.
What he said. If everything else is in good shape, it should lean more in the turns (like a Jeep should) but everything should feel predictable and not squirely.
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Old 02-22-2012, 12:24 PM   #5
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yeah the leaning is fine and predictable. but its jerky in the wheel when hitting bumps. ill check all the ball joints and tie rods. thanks
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