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Old 02-23-2012, 04:12 PM   #1
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Question 1st Gear Vibrations

Let me start at the beginning. I have a 1998 Jeep TJ with a 4.0. I put a winch on the front of my jeep and it dropped the front end down an inch. So now I am two inches bellow the rear because of the one inch rake. So I put Jeep ZJ V8 front springs on in hopes that it would lift it back up two inches so that my jeep would be riding level and it did. I then put two inch spacers all the way around for a level two inch lift. I drove it and starting out when the clutch is fully engaged I would get a slight vibration and then it would go away. I read about this so I put a one inch transfer case drop on it and it still vibrates. I am still debating putting another one inch drop but I would think that after a one inch drop it would at least get better. I have done quite a bit of research but obviously haven't researched every single thing so any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 02-23-2012, 06:37 PM   #2
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After I put in a 2" BB I also had vibrations in first gear. I lowered the transfer case 1/2inch and all is good. Maybe you went to far.

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Old 02-24-2012, 11:03 AM   #3
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That's a good thought does that mean I have to try it washer by washer. I did start at a quarter of an inch and then went to a whole inch. I'm at a loss here.
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Check your u-joints too...that lift may have just made a worn one noticeable.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:11 PM   #5
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How do I know if they are shot?
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I guess I will just run it untill something breaks.
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Old 05-09-2012, 01:28 PM   #7
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Update. So far so good. But still has slight vibrations.

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