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Old 12-11-2011, 05:21 PM   #1
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Wobbly Jeep and sits at a lean

I just purchased a 2003 TJ completely stock with Goodyear wrangler 30x9.5 tires (stock tire size I assume).

Anyway...the Jeep drives fine except for any bumps or turns cause it to feel a little loose (feels exactly like I have a really low tire or very high sidewall tires with low pressure...I would almost swear one of the rear tires is not tighened down properly). I have also noticed that the passenger side is 1/2 inch lower than the driver side (pretty obvious when sitting in the garage...I measured from bumper to ground in the back).

Before I get started on an OME lift and some 33 inch Duratracs etc...I would like to find out if I have some other problem lurking.

Any ideas where to look?

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Old 12-11-2011, 05:25 PM   #2
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Hmmm take a peak at the suspension perhaps?

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Old 12-11-2011, 05:25 PM   #3
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I just bought a 03 wrangler also with 33 tires, it sits level but the suspension feels springy/ soft, i suspect weak shocks and will see about replacing them.
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Old 12-11-2011, 05:38 PM   #4
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Hmmm take a peak at the suspension perhaps?
+1. It seems almost self-explanatory, but go through everything and see how it's doing before you go further. How are bushings, trac bars, shocks, ball joints, coil isolator rubbers, wheel bearings, etc. and assess their condition. Your answer is going to be somewhere in that list, I'd reckon.
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