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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-26-2002, 11:10 PM
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Suspension kits & steering

Need feedback on suspension kits. I've got a 80 CJ-7. I want to run 33's. Who out there makes a good kit? I want a complete kit. (transfer case lowering bracket etc...) Also steering is sloppy. Lots of play in the wheel and she wanders at highway speeds. What needs to be done to fix this before I install the 33's. All help is appreciated.
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Thanks, I now have it filled out.
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Befor you install a lift kit you should fix your steering. That way there are no multiple variables to figure out later. You need to inspect all joints on your steering system from the tierod ends up to the steering shaft for excess play. Fix what's bad, there is no ready recepie.
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I'd check your TRE and balljoints, along with your wheel bearings and what not. Figure out what's bad, then replace it.
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Re: Suspension kits & steering

If you get a chance, go down to or call Desert Rat on San Mateo / Osuna. I've been down there a few times in the whopping month and a half I've had my YJ asking about different parts. They have been more than helpful, plus they do stock quite a few lifts in-store, so they should be able to point you in the right direction.
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