Thoughts comparing my JK to my JL

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Installed. If this ride stays. YES!!!!!

I drove for about 25 miles on my “known problem areas” and no wobble at all. Solid steering, comfortable with one hand. It was a blizzard, but I have experienced the DW on the snow packed road before in these places, but not tonight!

I had it on “firm”, i will commute on “medium” tomorrow.

Cautiously optimistic!!
Keep us posted. I'm sure you'll do a lot more driving today, so I'd like to hear how it does over a few reports over a few weeks.
 

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My experience... never had any wobble. I installed a Rough Country 2" spacer lift and 35" tires. After that, the wandering was insane if I drove 65 mph or more. It was hard to explain the sensation. It wasn't actively wandering but it was as if I had to fully concentrate on driving. It was exhausting.

I did my research and learned that with that lift, I really needed new control arms. The lift even though minor affected my camber. So I bought and installed the Rubicon Express lower control arms.

Contrary to the JK friends of mine who said the arms weren't necessary (it's a Jeep thing), this was a game changer. No more wandering sensation at all.

So if any of you installed a lift which did not include lower control arms and you get wandering think about it.
I have the same lift and 35s. No problems with the stock control arms here. I did decrease tire pressure to 30 PSI (E rated sidewalls) for better tracking and steering is great.
 
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Ok - over 500 miles on the Falcon Nexus setup from highway to normal traffic and i am pleased to report not a single hint of death wobble. It handles like a dream. I found myself tensing up hitting crappy overpass joints at 75mph to realize that everything was just fine now. I am currently running it on medium.

@TeraFlex - your Falcon Nexus 2.2 should be standard issue on all JL’s with lifts. Great product!

Problem solved. (Note - i also did a road-force alignment and a high speed balance of my 35’s). Jeep replaced steering box and stabilizer. Still had DW.

All qualms with my JL are now solved and I am completely satisfied with it now!
 

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