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Wr@ngler00 12-24-2006 08:23 PM

steering stabilizer
Trying to get the old stabilizer off and cant. Do i need a puller? Im having trouble getting the bolt out of the track bar. Again do i need a puller for this? thanks

AzTJ 12-24-2006 08:53 PM

no puller needed, just a big hammer ;D and maybe a piece of wood between the stabilizer and hammer. :D

4Jeepn 12-24-2006 09:52 PM

Blue wrench worked well on a pals.. that's a torch..heat works wonders.

Wr@ngler00 12-24-2006 11:42 PM

am i at any risk of bending my drag link, if i smash it too hard? is there any chemical or spray i can put on there in order to loosen this up.

Triple88a 12-25-2006 12:36 AM

if i'm corrent the new stabelizer has bushings on its own right? wd 40 or pb blaster spray should help

navy-jeepster 12-25-2006 10:51 AM

Maybe let it sit over night with some wd40 or pb blaster.
Then put a piece of wood between the bolt and the hammer.


bluvikng 12-25-2006 11:51 AM

Or simply leave the nut, on the bolt, to protect it, and hit it with large hammer.

AzTJ 12-25-2006 10:33 PM


Originally Posted by Wr@ngler00 (Post 40645)
am i at any risk of bending my drag link, if i smash it too hard?

Believe me, I've hit mine(on XJ) pretty hard before and didn't bend it a bit... but that large boulder that I landed on did :D

Tee 12-27-2006 11:00 AM

I just replaced the one on my TJ. I had to get fairly violent with it to get it to pop loose. Even just a little heat will help.

KicknJeep 12-27-2006 05:32 PM

I cheated and used a tie rod puller:p ;)

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