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Old 02-23-2010, 04:50 PM
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Re: My Jeep tried to kill me!!

its not the weights....thye are only a couple ounces

sounds like you just lost traction.....coulda been some oil or anything on the roadway
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Re: My Jeep tried to kill me!!

Cool, guess the rears might not have need two weights like the fronts did then.

I'll take it along to the shop near me and get them to check everything over just to be safe if it does it again.

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Old 02-24-2010, 03:45 AM
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Re: My Jeep tried to kill me!!

Checked with my buddy and it definately ain't the weights Marty. Don't know what the roads are like at your end, but they've been pretty greasy and icy up here, well until today, it's snowing! I'm off outside for a play

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Re: My Jeep tried to kill me!!

The rears may have been more neutrally balanced thn the front which makes it need less wieghts to be balanced. An unbalanced wheel would not cause this issue. Like scott said maybe a slick spot on the road, check your suspension and worse case if you have a posi track an issue with that causing it to lock up for a sec but very highly impractical.
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Re: My Jeep tried to kill me!!

hahaha I just skimmed through this thread and all I could see was "tyres" hahaha

Sorry, No help here, Hope you get it all figured out Marty!
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Re: My Jeep tried to kill me!!

Just had it all checked out at the shop and every thing's fine!

Could've been a diesel spill as its near a Shell that is kinda notorious for it or something else but its all good and hasn't done it again.

Decided against the suspension upgrade and bought a nice 24-105L lens for my camera instead.
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^^^^^LOL...we need some new pics then...
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Old 02-25-2010, 06:29 PM
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^^^^^LOL...we need some new pics then...
x2 whats up with saying you put the rims on and no pics LMAO
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Re: My Jeep tried to kill me!!

Another thing to look at.. Check your rear axles for play.

We had all the rear seals replaced and bearings. Used napa parts. (shipped the stuff to New Zealand) The retaining collars supplied started to walk out after 200k. Causing 5mm of axle walk play. A few drops of stud lock seems to hold them ok now. But it caused a very floaty/slipery feeling rear end.

This did also make my brand new axle seals seem like they were stuffed and leaking.. &$%&$%&%^ lol
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Your jeep would never want to do such a thing!
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^^^^^LOL...we need some new pics then...
By next weekend I'll be kitted out with the lens and a new tripod so I'll get my finger out then!

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x2 whats up with saying you put the rims on and no pics LMAO
I did actually post a quick pic in the 'take a pic of your jeep...' thread. Here it is:



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Another thing to look at.. Check your rear axles for play.

We had all the rear seals replaced and bearings. Used napa parts. (shipped the stuff to New Zealand) The retaining collars supplied started to walk out after 200k. Causing 5mm of axle walk play. A few drops of stud lock seems to hold them ok now. But it caused a very floaty/slipery feeling rear end.

This did also make my brand new axle seals seem like they were stuffed and leaking.. &$%&$%&%^ lol
Must have just been some diesel on the road or something, tried taking the corner again a few days later at the same speed and it was fine. Thanks for the info though!

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Hahaha, I'd hope not after all the presents I bought it!
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more pics!^^ looks awesome bro!
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