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Throttle Body Spacers for ZJ,XJ,TJ

The reason for this page is not to actually try to sell you a Throttle Body spacer...it's to get you to ask some questions before you blindly throw away $60-something dollars on a modification that will supposedly improve the power of your engine. First, let me begin by explaining my "gut-instinct", which means nothing in the grand scheme of things, but I want to be fair and start by saying that I have a HUGE suspicion that these things are more along the lines of a "magical" fuel ionizer which clips to your fuel line and gives you 25% better...

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Death Wobble Fix and Cures

As you have already found out, Death Wobble, the horrible front end vibration that starts when one wheel (usually the right) hits a bump around 40~50mph, is the worst possible downside to having a coil-sprung vehicle with a track bar setup. Vehicles affected by this design are the Jeep Cherokee XJ, the Grand Cherokee ZJ and WJ, Jeep Wrangler YJ, TJ, and JK, and also include Ford and Dodge trucks and early Ford Broncos. Death Wobble is also extremely difficult to try to diagnose, because it is actually caused by slop in the entire steering system as a whole, not...

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Will an Aftermarket JKS Track Bar Fit My Stock-height Rig? Q&A with Kevin

Question: "Some track bars say that they will only fit Jeeps with 1" or more of lift...why is that?"

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XJ and TJ Brake Changes

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="3.0.51" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] Jeep, in it's infinite wisdom, changed the front hubs and rotors about mid-2000 model year on the XJ and the TJ. Unfortunately, the only way that we know to ascertain whether your 2000 (and some 2001 models) has the early setup or late setup is to actually remove one of the front rotors and measure it's height. Hold on...it's really not that much trouble. If you can change a spare tire, you can do this. Just remove the five lug nuts, remove the tire, get a 1/2" socket on the...

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Cures and Fixes for Death Wobble

This page is not being updated any longer. For up to date Death Wobble fix, click here: Death Wobble Fix and Cures *************************************************************************** WARNING: The Links below are broken. Please click here instead: Death Wobble Fix and Cures As you have already found out, Death Wobble, the horrible front end vibration that starts when one wheel (usually the right) hits a bump around 40~50mph, is the worst possible downside to having a coil-sprung vehicle with a track bar setup. Vehicles affected by this design are the Jeep Cherokee XJ, the Grand Cherokee ZJ and WJ, Jeep Wrangler YJ, TJ, and...

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