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Old 10-28-2009, 01:44 PM   #1
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Howdy -

Since I was 15-years-old I have wanted a Jeep and I'll be turning 50 this year.
Last March I bought an 05 Unlimited ...

Since my purchase I have added the following:
Cat-back exhaust.
Throttle Body Spacer (no biggie).
K & N filter.
Step Bars.
Heavy duty steering stabilizer
Two inch spacer lift.

I have a problem ...

First, I had a brake wobble, so, I replaced the rotors and pads ... brake wobble GONE !

2. I have a high-speed wobble that comes in at 50MPH and then gets better at 55MPH and is very minor at 60MPH. Some days it's worse then others. It seems at times the hotter the tires get it becomes worse. Also I understand the camber, caster, and toe more then likely has changed since the lift.

Should I get an alignment, replace the tires, or both.

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Old 10-28-2009, 02:24 PM   #2
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Old 10-28-2009, 02:32 PM   #3
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Welcome. Have you tried rotating fronts to rear to see if that changes anything? Might be as simple as a thrown wheel weight.
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Welcome to the Jeep world! I'm new myself only had my 2006 Sport 3 months and love it! Turns heads everywhere I go and people stop and ask me about it all the time.This forum is great for advice on what ever you need to know. The guys on here are always helpful and can answer any question you might have.
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Old 10-28-2009, 03:26 PM   #5
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Welcome. Have you tried rotating fronts to rear to see if that changes anything? Might be as simple as a thrown wheel weight.
YES .... I did rotate tires ... it got worse .....
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Old 10-28-2009, 06:55 PM   #6
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Ought5 you have the classic symptoms of DW (death wobble). Mine was corrected with new tires but there are a number of things that can cause it. Alignment, tire wear, u-joints, etc..... There is a sticky related to the subject that you might want to take a look at. That being said Welcome to the Forum Don't forget to wave.
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Old 10-28-2009, 08:30 PM   #7
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Ought5 you have the classic symptoms of DW (death wobble). Mine was corrected with new tires but there are a number of things that can cause it. Alignment, tire wear, u-joints, etc..... There is a sticky related to the subject that you might want to take a look at. That being said Welcome to the Forum Don't forget to wave.

Thanks ... I'll check it out !

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