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bigsquat

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Re: bump steer
« Reply #40 on: March 30, 2018, 11:24:12 AM »

i mounted my box really low. i would have to have a pitman arm that goes up instead of down
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timatoe

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Re: bump steer
« Reply #41 on: March 30, 2018, 12:56:13 PM »

I don't know how the kit Mike has works, but if it moves just the drag link, then it would be over the springs and a flat wagoneer pitman arm would likely work. That's what I use on mine now with the front stretch etc...
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Re: bump steer
« Reply #42 on: April 01, 2018, 05:34:11 AM »



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I don't know how the kit Mike has works, but if it moves just the drag link, then it would be over the springs and a flat wagoneer pitman arm would likely work. That's what I use on mine now with the front stretch etc...

it might work, theres a shop  near me that has wagoneer pitmin arms that dont have the tie rod hole drilled. i could drill and put the taper on top or bottom
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timatoe

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Re: bump steer
« Reply #43 on: April 01, 2018, 07:48:17 PM »

Parts Mike in Auburn can do the same, they can also grind the keys out of the splined side so you can rotate it where needed.
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Re: bump steer
« Reply #44 on: February 13, 2020, 10:47:23 PM »

It was the caster! I finally drove it . Has 22 miles on it now. It still is a little scary but 90* better.  I did also figure out why it drives right under heavy acceleration and left when I let off. I think it's the rear anti wrap bar. It's mounted pretty far towards the driver side. I might put another one on the passenger side.

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timatoe

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Re: bump steer
« Reply #45 on: February 14, 2020, 11:10:47 AM »

After gearing to 5.13's in the 14 bolt my YJ lifts on the driver side under acceleration for the same reasons and the bar is as close to the pumpkin as I can get it.  I'm thinking 4 link would fix that.  Now if I could just get money to do it.....
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Re: bump steer
« Reply #46 on: February 14, 2020, 01:33:05 PM »

I haven't seen your Jeep in a while, sounds like you've done some upgrades
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Re: bump steer
« Reply #47 on: February 14, 2020, 01:35:43 PM »

Is there any reason I can't run two wrap bars, it wasn't that pricey
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Re: bump steer
« Reply #48 on: February 14, 2020, 01:41:29 PM »

$109 for all the hardware, have to buy the tubing
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timatoe

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Re: bump steer
« Reply #49 on: February 14, 2020, 05:44:26 PM »

I don't think there's any reason you can't run two, but why not just run one on the passenger side?  That's where they should be due to axle rotation, just on YJ's there's no room to run it on the passenger side.

A couple upgrades.... don't have a pic with the beadlocks yet.....

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Re: bump steer
« Reply #50 on: February 15, 2020, 07:25:54 PM »

Looking good Tim!  Today my wife says ,why is your truck leaning. Sure enuff my front driver leaf is sagging 1-1/2". Just ordered some Rubicon express 2-1/2" springs. I was using some old yj 4" ones that we're 4"any more.
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Re: bump steer
« Reply #51 on: December 09, 2020, 02:42:57 PM »

i added another wrap bar on the passenger side it it fixed it. could use some sway bars being its sprung over 5 " rear springs but its drivable now. i did get new tires but there hard to balance.  my old tires handled better. i need to recheck the caster and maybe go to 8 degrees
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4.3LXJ

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Re: bump steer
« Reply #52 on: February 19, 2021, 09:22:36 AM »

Anybody want an 86 Cherokee with no axles? I think I'm done robbing it

Two door or four door?
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Re: bump steer
« Reply #53 on: February 19, 2021, 10:21:46 AM »

Two door or four door?

Bob doesn't get on here all too often, but I'd bet it's gone.
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Re: bump steer
« Reply #54 on: February 19, 2021, 10:58:57 AM »

OK, thanks
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Re: bump steer
« Reply #55 on: February 19, 2021, 07:41:58 PM »

I got rid of it . It served it's purpose.  What parts are u looking for? There might be some parts at a neighbor's house
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