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Old 12-30-2011, 02:50 PM   #1
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anyone around tahoe area can help me replace a drag link

so i got some bad death wobble after the rubicon yesterday, pretty sure its the drag link. i checked the track bars, they are tight. the drag link passenger joint has play in it. i can drive the jeep but at about 50 mph when i hit a bump i got the DW. i didn't bring tools to fix it, i'm kicking myself for this now because didn't think i was going to go wheeling up here. and it would suck trying to fix it in the condo parking lot with limited tools. would need sockets, wrenches, ball joint puller or a pickle fork.

so i can either take it to a local shop, or if anyone wants to help me wrench i can bring beer and pizza!

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Old 12-30-2011, 04:35 PM   #2
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If you want to drive it to Sacramento let me know.

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Old 12-30-2011, 04:43 PM   #3
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I dont think I can drive it that far. I took it to a shop said the tie rod end (end of the drag link is shot) and track bar bushing is starting to go. Cant get a new track bar, they are gonna replace the tie rod end and im getting but raped lol
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I'm kinda in the same boat. I'm sure I have a bad bushing and possibly walloed out holes on my trackbar. I'm going to go with new brackets needed or not.
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Old 12-31-2011, 02:53 PM   #5
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Well im really in a bind now....the shop ordered a tie rod end on the passenger side and it came damaged and cant get another one untill tuesday. Im sippposed drive back to la tuesday. Anyome got a passenger tie rod end for me, im going yo do it myself once i find the parts. Im trying all the autoparts stores around here and nobodys got pne
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Old 01-03-2012, 11:35 AM   #6
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made it home yesterday, the shop was no help, i went out and bought tools, checked everything and the diagnosis was a bad track bar bushing. i got a poly performance track bar from a guy i went wheeling with.



trip report, pics and vids coming soon from the rubicon!

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