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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-04-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

The Steering stabilizer is a brand new MOOG from Advance Auto Parts, the Trackbar is brand new as is all of the front end bushings. I will have to check the Trackbar mounts. If I remove the trackbar...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-03-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

So I replaced the Tie Rod, Drag Link, All Tie Rod Ends, All front Control Arms, Axle Shafts and Wheel Hubs. I have it aligned every 10000 miles or so. Still shakes and shimmies if I hut a small bump...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-10-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

Indeed, I was. I took a deep look at the old ball joints....the lower ball joints were so loose. They moved about like wind chimes. Let me know what you find with the steering gear. Thanks in advance
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-08-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

I made sure to hit my nemesis-bump that i hit everyday coming back from school and it didn't wobble this time!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-08-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

Got my jeep back from the mechanic.....NO MORE DEATH WOBBLE! After I had the above list of parts replaced (some necessary, some precautionary) it drives smooth as can be. I kept the old parts to...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-31-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

Morris 4x4 has everything! They had the upper control arms I needed. I have not rebuilt the front end yet as I just finished buying the last of the parts yesterday. Here is my list of parts that will...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-29-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

ok so thanks to Amazon.com, i got 2 Moog lower control arms for$80...for some reason I am having difficulty finding upper control arms. are they the same part or different?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-29-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

I really appreciate the input guys. Do i need to buy new control arms or can i swap out the bushings?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-28-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By djluski
Re: brush gaurd/bull bar

Fab up your own if possible...I made my own mounts that bolt through the sway bar mounts and the front most hole along the body channel
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-28-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

@Spyder, I followed the directions from Kevins Off Road and they say the stabilizer goes between the tie rod and track bar. When something got bound up, I bent the tie rod. I have not replaced...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-26-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

Here is the pictures of the carnage...I plan on replacing ball joints, tie rod ends, hubs, axle shafts. I figure i might as well get the latter two items done while everything is ripped apart. All...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-24-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

i will post pictures tomorrow. I contacted Kevins Off Road and here is the response they sent me. Is it accurate?

"Drew, it's likely that your drag link (or tie rod) is rotating on it's
axis when...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-23-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

The two times the DW occurred was on a flat road hitting either a bump or shallow pot hole. So I used to have a Kevins Off Road Secondary Steering Stabilizer on my jeep to help combat the DW. It...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-22-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

Today I checked the TREs and Ball joints for play. Everything is surprisingly tight! The track bar is pretty solid, no play. Am i looking for "egged" holes in the upper or lower mounts? I guess I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-21-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
Re: NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

I have brand new tires, balanced at the same time. The DW happened yesterday twice around 40-45mph. The first time I slowed down to get rid of it, the 2nd time I accelerated out of it. I will start...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-20-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,321
Posted By djluski
NEED HELP...Death Wobble...Replaced almost everything and still occurs

I have a recurring death wobble on a 2001 GC with a 2" coil spring spacer lift. I have searched almost every death wobble cure and I am at a loss. I have replaced a lot of my steering/suspension and...
Forum: Suspension Modifications 08-27-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By djluski
Re: Alignment After 2" Lift...Problems

i have two worn tires and two new tires. the worn tires happen to be on the front when the death wobble occurred. i am switching the worn ones to the rear. i will see if that does anything. i have...
Forum: Suspension Modifications 08-26-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By djluski
Alignment After 2" Lift...Problems

So recently I had a 2" BB lift installed in my 01 WJ. I "cheaped out" but not really. I put in new Moog coil springs, Skyjacker Nitros +2" shocks. At the same time, i also installed new rims: ProComp...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 06-20-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By djluski
Re: to space or not to space

whit size spacer is ideal? i have an 01 WJ with a 2" BB and am currently considering spacers but i do not know what kind/size to get
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 06-17-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,041
Posted By djluski
Re: Performance chips??

I can say from experience with JetChips that they do alter the way it drives, for the better. When you step on the gas it is quicker to downshift, and it also lags to up shift when you let off the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-17-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By djluski
Re: 01 gc laredo hard starting...help please

I replaced the fuel filter on my lunch on friday...Initially it has hard to start...every subsequent start has been normal. I would just like to say thanks to everyone here for their mechanical...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-15-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By djluski
Re: 01 gc laredo hard starting...help please

well i replaced the fuel filter today. then i "primed" the fuel lines by turning the key 3 times and it took a bit of effort to start still but then again the lines were dry and had air gaps. once...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-13-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By djluski
Re: 01 gc laredo hard starting...help please

I tried "priming" the fuel system by turning the key 3 times before cranking it. it seemed to help a little but still stuttered starting. any other ideas? this weekend i will replace the fuel filter...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-13-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By djluski
Re: 01 gc laredo hard starting...help please

thanks so much guys, i just replaced the cam and crank shaft sensors to be safe, was not all that expensive. next i will check the fuel pressure by doing what Frango100 said. thanks again guys, will...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-10-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By djluski
Re: 01 gc laredo hard starting...help please

plugs are relatively new. i think the previous owners got a tune-up at 100K and i currently have 138K. it has coil packs.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-10-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By djluski
Re: 01 gc laredo hard starting...help please

thanks, i'll try that. where is it located? is it a difficult install?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-10-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By djluski
01 gc laredo hard starting...help please

I have an 01 GC Laredo that recently developed an issue starting (on a cold start)....It used to start on the first crank. Then it would start on the 2nd crank. Like the first crank is always an...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 06-08-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,990
Posted By djluski
Re: The Ugliest WJ Ever?

i think i threw up in my mouth a little from seeing such a disgraceful jeep
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 06-03-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,641
Posted By djluski
Re: Throttle body spacer? 4.7 not HO

i am just noticing this post. i recently installed a TB spacer and here are my observations: 1) my 4.7 seems to experience "turbo lag". like i step on the gas and it lags for a second then takes off...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 12-14-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,701
Posted By djluski
Re: Defective oil pans 1999-2003

i have some serious rust issues on my 4.7 oil pan. i scraped off the rust, sprayed it down with carb cleaner to get it nice and clean. then i slathered on bed liner, put a piece of fiberglass cloth...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 11-03-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,377
Posted By djluski
Re: Where Is My Coolant Going??

if there is water on the inside of the cabin, it is the heater core that is blown. the part is ~$80 install is ~$600. just did it on my wj. while everything is apart, might as well replace the ac...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-19-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,459
Posted By djluski
Re: to those with factory infinity system and a aftermarket head unit..

To the person suggesting the Crutchfield adapter to maintain the steering controls...a million thank-yous! i have been searching for something like this for a year and finally found it. thanks a...
Forum: Performance Modifications 03-04-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By djluski
Re: Jet stage one chip issue

i also bought a stage 1 for the 4.7. i have the same problem currently. it threw two codes when i tried to install it without pulling the ecu. i called tech support, they said remove the ecu, and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-08-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By djluski
Re: HIDs in fogs

check around on ebay for 9055 bulbs. i got 2 ballasts and 2 bulbs with a lifetime warranty for about $40. 10,000K is recommended for the fogs. be sure to remove the haze from the lens to maximize...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 01-04-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,993
Posted By djluski
Re: Backspacing for WJ Rims

^^thanks for the help. does it drive the same? and 1/4in beyond the fenders, personally i like that look. you are right, 1in past the fenders may be extreme.
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 11-23-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,993
Posted By djluski
Backspacing for WJ Rims

I have a 2001 WJ that I want to put new rims on. The stock backspacing is set at 6". I would like to do Black Rock Rims with a 4" back spacing. Will these rims clear my fenders assuming i keep the...
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