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Old 11-22-2015, 10:30 PM
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Tonight while reconnecting my disconnects, I noticed something odd. When I am not moving, my steering wheel easily goes exactly 1 1/2turns to the right. To the left though it will only go 1 2/3 turns, I can make it go 1 1/2 if I crank on it but I can hear the power steering labouring. However when I drive and the Jeep is actually moving, the steering will reach 1 1/2 turns without any problem at all and the turning radius seems fine.

Is this some kind of issue with a lifted Jeep? I wonder if it's a geometry thing or something. My steering wheel is pretty bang on straight.

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Old 11-23-2015, 01:19 AM
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Figured it out. My drag link adjuster sleeve bolts are pointed straight back towards the back of the Jeep, and one of them is hitting the track bar just before full lock to the left. I don't want to move them and have a crooked wheel so maybe I'll grind them down a bit.

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Figured it out. My drag link adjuster sleeve bolts are pointed straight back towards the back of the Jeep, and one of them is hitting the track bar just before full lock to the left. I don't want to move them and have a crooked wheel so maybe I'll grind them down a bit.
I think you can loosen the bolts all the way in turn the clamps without moving the adjuster.
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I think you can loosen the bolts all the way in turn the clamps without moving the adjuster.
I know that's true on the Teraflex adjusters but I don't know if it's true on the stock one? I'll look at it tonight and see.
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I know that's true on the Teraflex adjusters but I don't know if it's true on the stock one? I'll look at it tonight and see.
I have one in my garage. I can check it when i get home.
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Thank you kind sir
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@Potatohead . Yes they will rotate. They are tight so loosen one at a time, rotate then tighten. Repeat with the other clamp. I uses a screw driver to get leverage to turn it.
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@Potatohead . Yes they will rotate. They are tight so loosen one at a time, rotate then tighten. Repeat with the other clamp. I uses a screw driver to get leverage to turn it.
Ok sweet I will mark the links/adjuster with a paint pen and then line it all up afterwards. I wish I knew that before I wouldn't have gouged the crap out of my brand new track bar!! I guess it was bound to happen

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Ok sweet I will mark the links/adjuster with a paint pen and then line it all up afterwards. I wish I knew that before I wouldn't have gouged the crap out of my brand new track bar!! I guess it was bound to happen Thanks Ken
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