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I have a 98 tj. If I am going 60 mph or faster I get the death wobble. What can be causing that. Any help?
 

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It's the round headlights causing it.
A few details about your Jeep? Lift? Tires? Wheel offset? Any other suspension mods?
 

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I have had 2 yj in the past. Everything is stock right now. Basic wheels with 31 1050.
 

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My old wheels used to wobble around 55mph, I had to get an alignment and new tires cuz they were crap. Now vibrations all gone.
 

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jeep98 said:
It only happens when I put on the breaks.
Have your rotors turned and install new pads.Did the trick on my LJ.
 

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Yeah it sounds like you need a brake job. The rotors can wear unevenly.
Check the tie rod and drag link bushings for tightness and wear also.
Are your tires wearing evenly?
 

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After you do the brake job move the fronts to the rear just in case. You might want to put the rears on the front too. It will roll easier. lol
 

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Im surprised this thread does not have 30 pages to it. I have death wobble from 30 and up....I do value my life to an extent so I crawled under the beast and found what was going on. For me the bottom track bar bolt was loose and had rounded out the bracket so I have herd of ppl simply putting a larger bolt into the bracket. I just bought a rugged ridge track bar and just finished painting it red. Ill post picks of it up and let you know if it solved my spicy death wobble
 

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death wobble

It only happens when I put on the breaks.
I have had this problem with other vehicles. If you have disc brakes the rotors may be warped. If you have drum brakes, the drums could be warped. You wouldn't think so with drums but it happened an old VW I had because the bolts holding the drums on were torqued down too hard.

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You could look and see it was an old post ....:D
 
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