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Old 03-30-2016, 01:23 AM
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Got the girl to come out for some pics in some welcomed Spring weather! I also made an Instagram for Jeep related posts only [MENTION=4226]casey[/MENTION].ORT8 if ya wanna see more of my Jeep!














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Old 03-30-2016, 01:59 AM
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Got the girl to come out for some pics in some welcomed Spring weather! I also made an Instagram for Jeep related posts only @Casey.ORT8 if ya wanna see more of my Jeep!
































Pics aren't uploaded correctly bro.
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

got my new tires mounted and mechanic told me my bushings are cracked
will need a camber kit as well

So guys, whats the worst that can happen?
I asked the mechanic and he said it doesnt affect safety, i can drive it regularly, it will just affect my tire wear

What do you guys do?
Parts+labor is $500
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

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got my new tires mounted and mechanic told me my bushings are cracked
will need a camber kit as well

So guys, whats the worst that can happen?
I asked the mechanic and he said it doesnt affect safety, i can drive it regularly, it will just affect my tire wear

What do you guys do?
Parts+labor is $500

Which bushings?
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Old 03-30-2016, 09:10 PM
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Front upper bushings?
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Old 03-30-2016, 10:23 PM
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

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got my new tires mounted and mechanic told me my bushings are cracked
will need a camber kit as well

So guys, whats the worst that can happen?
I asked the mechanic and he said it doesnt affect safety, i can drive it regularly, it will just affect my tire wear

What do you guys do?
Parts+labor is $500

I don't see how cracked bushings would affect your alignment by any significant amount. Perhaps you need a camber kit because of your drop? Basically The worst you'll experience from that is a bit of a looser steering feel and possibly a clunk every now and then.


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I don't see how cracked bushings would affect your alignment by any significant amount. Perhaps you need a camber kit because of your drop? Basically The worst you'll experience from that is a bit of a looser steering feel and possibly a clunk every now and then.

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Trashed bushings can throw the caster and camber out of whack bro
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

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Trashed bushings can throw the caster and camber out of whack bro

He said they're only cracked. If they are completely destroyed and basically gone then the control arm will be essentially floating around and it's gonna throw it off a lot but it really depends how bad they are. Maybe a pic might help?


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He said they're only cracked. If they are completely destroyed and basically gone then the control arm will be essentially floating around and it's gonna throw it off a lot but it really depends how bad they are. Maybe a pic might help?


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I feel like his steering would be way off before this happens


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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Aren't the JBA UCA's fully adjustable? Davy, if it is your UCA bushings that are on their way out, these should take care of the bushings and add extra camber adjustment. How's your suspension currently setup?
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Only suspension mod i did was SRT springs.
guy said because im running a bigger rim (20s) that could cause it.

I didnt notice anything off with my steering, everything seems to be fine and have no clunk
Its only cracked he said

Ill take a pic of the alignment charts they gave me later. I try to learn as a I go but im not liking the sound of "cracked" bushings lol
I would eventually try to get this fixed, just now im in a mid of a career change and $$ is not on my side
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

ok i see on the repair order...

front diff holdup bushings x2

and camber and caster kits
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