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azxj95

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so i just finished up my lift took it down the street everything was fine untill i hit a good size bump then the streering wheel and front end started shakeing really bad couldnt stop it untill i almost came to a complete stop i start going again and its fine untill i hit a big bump and it starts again.
What could this be
 

jbsjunk

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The dreaded death wobble. Has it been aligned yet? That and a good shakedown on the front to check for loose parts would be a start.
 

azxj95

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nope no alignment yet and i pretty sure everything is tight ill double check thought i have a full size 44 and 1 ton steering up front is that going to matter when i go have it aligned
 

tonysinnette

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It depends. If its a crossover steering set up (drag link connects to both knuckles and tie rod connects to the passenger knuckle) then you shouldn't need one. I got death wobble really bad with my first lift just because the angle of the track bar was bad. There is a lot of stuff that can cause it. You could make sure your ball joint and wheel bearings are tight too.
 

whitexj98

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Inspect your track bar, have someone move the wheel back and forth while you look at the track bar ends for play.
 

azxj95

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everything is brand new so there shouldnt be any play and i dont have cross over steering my drag link connects to the bar that attaches both knuckels together ia cross over sterring better then the set u i have
 

tonysinnette

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That shouldn't mess up the alignment then. Was the alignment good on the axle before the lift? I would do like whitexj said. Get someone in the jeep and have them turn the steering wheel to see if anything binds or moves in a way it shouldn't. Check your front DS ujoint too. Ive had one go bad and vibe real bad. Good luck!
 

tonysinnette

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An alignment can never hurt, especially with a 3 link. Your going to get a lot less binding than before so you will get more movement both on and off road.
 

azxj95

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call me dumb but iv never had a alignment done what do they do is it maybe somthing i could do
 
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