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Old 05-02-2010, 12:26 AM
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Axel Shifting

Ok, Question... I noticed that my front drivers side wheel stick out about an inch from under the tire flare and the passenger side is under the flare a little bit... What could cause this?! I WAS in an accident last week where I went up onto a curb, but I didnt think I hit it hat hard to shift it over an inch.

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Do you have a lift? Lifting them shifts the axles... Thus the trackbar relocation bracket.

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Old 05-02-2010, 12:56 AM
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nope, I have 2 inch puck's that I was planning on putting on as soon as I can get an extra hand, and while I was really starting to look at it to get everything planned out and noticed the axle was off centered ... I'm taking it to a shop on monday because of the accident, I'll have them take a look.
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bent control arms, bent control arm mounts, bent trackbar mount...could be a few things that could have been damaged by "the curb".

If the shop your taking it too is good they'll be able to tell you pretty quick the issue.
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Check the track bar mounting holes. We've had three Jeeps so far that the track bar mounting holes have been hogged out allowing the track bar to shift side to side.
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More than likely the track bar is bent if the axle is shifted sideways more than usual and there is no suspension lift.
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