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whY402Jay 07-31-2011 07:03 PM

Is it the Death Wobble?
Anytime I am accelerating in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd the entire thing shakes and takes a little while to pick up speed. I'm guessing this has to do with suspension issues as written on a page solely dedicated to educating Jeepers about such a problem (Yucca-Man: Death Wobble).

If this is not the case, please give me some insight as to what it could be other than the common culprits of the DW. I just don't want a wheel falling off or something breaking when I'm on the highway or even on a nice cruise.

Inked 07-31-2011 07:21 PM

From what I've seen here, check your u-joints and engine mounts. I'm sure others will chime in.

Irongrave 07-31-2011 07:23 PM

You do not have death wobble the term is used way to often in jeeps for ever little vibration. What RPMs are you shifting at?

banks316 07-31-2011 08:21 PM

Check all your spring brushing, ball joints, and u joints

whY402Jay 07-31-2011 10:33 PM

Thank you for the input, everyone. I'm glad it's not the DW. I only know what terms mean by description, not by experience.

So, if I used Duralast U-joints, would that be a possible culprit? I'll get the ball joints and brushings checked out on Wed, I have a buddy who builds these things.

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