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Old 04-17-2013, 02:38 PM   #1
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Steering suspension

Is an upgraded steering suspension really worth it ? Does it take away the death wobble ? I just got mine aligned and they said it was good to go. I have a 4in lift with 33's. thinking about get the rugged ridge orv.

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Old 04-17-2013, 02:44 PM   #2
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Have you read the DW sticky? 4" is very high for 33s. Why so much lift?

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Keep it simple read this thread
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/lif...ps-221119.html
Suspension changes if not done correctly or cheaply is like opening a can of worms.
Like ESP said. 4" is a lot of lift esp for a 33" tire.
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:11 PM   #4
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The lift was on there when I bought it . I was going to throw some 35's on it so I left the lift alone . The lift is done extremely well it's just when I go to stop I get a little wobble . Not all the time just some times , more if the road is nice . Now a days thought that's every road. The dealership was even shocked when I brought it in for an oil change on how flawless it was ( the dealer that sold it to me rofl) but ill check out the thread thanks!
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:12 PM   #5
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Sorry if the road isn't nice
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Only reason I was comfortable buying with a lift is the area and the lift he put on it . Area being the guy had some cash to spend , and replaced everything with teraflex. Struts shocks ect.
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Keep it simple read this thread
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/lif...ps-221119.html
Suspension changes if not done correctly or cheaply is like opening a can of worms.
Like ESP said. 4" is a lot of lift esp for a 33" tire.
Alrighty , took a look at the forum, called Tera flex for exact lift info, apparently it's a 2.5 for a 4 door and 4in for a 2 door which seemed kinda extreme in the difference . But never the less it has upgraded control arms and An adjustable trakbar, I'm thinking one of two things ..... Bigger tires or the steering suspension . (50 bucks)

Is there any thing else I should look into ?
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TERA has coils for 2 door and 4 door.
If you already have coils ... Upgrade your steering

What condition is the front track bar in ?
Tie rod ends X4
Ball joints
There's a bolt kit available to replace all lower ca bolts and TB's.

If your wobble is not bumpsteer upgrading these parts should fix your problem.
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Will look into this after work today thanks !!!
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If you are getting wobble in the steering wheel during braking you could have a warped front brake rotor. If that is your problem it is a cheap and easy fix. Most parts houses can turn down the rotor and even it up if it's not too bad.
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Definitely upgrade ball joints.

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