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If i put a lift on a 2000 cherokee 4.5in suspension lift kit ? i know i will need to beef up the suspension parts with stronger tierod bar, bigger steering stablizer bar, bigger lower and upper control arm and a better sway bar controls.Will that stop the death wobble??.Would you add more metal to the frame?, for more support. i heard a couple of stories of U-Bodies are so weak with so much stress with the front end working so hard.What do you think would I need to replace the front and rear axles? what about the U-driveshaft would i want to replace that also.. Thanks!!! Q for the help Im really getting the run around

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  • geoff hunter Sep 17, 2010

    the best way to cure the "wobble"is to fit firmer springs, standard ride height,with adjustable gas struts/dampers.you dont have to do anything else,unless you take it off road a lot...most specialist suspension/ tuning shops can advise on makes/prices to suit your own budget...but you will feel more of the tarmac joins(a lot)

  • Richard Scordino Sep 17, 2010

    I'm not going to list this as a "fix" but I'd check the ball joints to make sure they aren't worn. In lifting the body you will bring out any flaws in the suspension and exaggerate them.
    Any suspension parts that are recommended add-ons are not only stronger but are meant to restore the front end geometry so the vehicle is stable. Chances are that if everything you have done is tightened properly and the joints are good, you may have changed the caster angle too far negative. Positive caster prevents wheel flutter and helps keep you going straight. Don't believe it? reverse the front fork on a bicycle and try riding with no hands!
    After you bounce off the street a few times you will understand what I'm saying!

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