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Old October 22nd, 2012, 08:42 PM   #1
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Hello im new to this site an the whole 4x4 world but i just brought a truck.A 1995 yukon 2dr 4wd it was lifted already but was all messed up an broken i have had the truck for about 5 months peicing it back together but im still running into FRONT END PROBLEMS an thats where i been spending the bulk of my money if anyone can give me input an point me in the right direction would be greatly appreciated thanks
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Old October 22nd, 2012, 09:01 PM   #2
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You going to have to explain these problems in far more detail. I assume you are running IFS still in the front? What kind of lift? Body and Torsion?
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 07:34 AM   #3
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my front wheels seem to hop bad going down the rode i was told my control arm bushings im not sure...an can i jus change the bushing or do i have to change to whole arm


Yes I'm running IFS I know it's got a body lift and suspension lift I jus replaced the front shocks with rancho rs9000xl I'm not sure exactly on the lift I say it's up atleast 6inches I'm running into problems because the guy I brought it from don't have any paperwork or anything pertaining to the lift kit but my only problem is front end
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 09:28 AM   #4
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You should use punctuation, it makes reading a billion times easier. What do you mean hop? Like around corners, bumps, straight line etc? Maybe post a pic of the front end.
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 10:20 AM   #5
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You should use punctuation, it makes reading a billion times easier. What do you mean hop? Like around corners, bumps, straight line etc? Maybe post a pic of the front end.
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 10:29 AM   #6
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there is a lot of knowledge and help on this website, but if you don't make any attempt at using proper spelling and grammar you are not going to get shit for help.

Most of those lifted IFS trucks are prone to idler arm issues, tie rod ends, ball joints, and control arm bushings, all of which will make the truck ride like shit.

Chances are one or all of those things are worn out. Get to replacing.
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It looks like 3" body lift with the torsion bars cracked all the way to me, which would explain a harsh ride and the tires wanting to hop leading to chopped tires
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I'm texting at work so all that puctuation shit is irelevent.You know what I was sayin if not I wouldn't have got a reply.....Thanks the shop told me control arm bushings so I'm goin to change them and see
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If youíre truly hooked on lifted trucks and 4 wheeling put your money into sas'ing your yukon. Donít waste your time with replacing the stock components. Redoing an IFS with quality parts costs just as much as throwing an axle under it. When I sas'ed my blazer the entire front end was due for replacing. The cost was exactly the same for replacing what I had or throwing in the new axle. Now the upgrades done to the axle are a different story But I could have swapped in a solid axle with gears matching the rear and been happily on my way.
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I'm texting at work so all that puctuation shit is irelevent.You know what I was sayin if not I wouldn't have got a reply.....Thanks the shop told me control arm bushings so I'm goin to change them and see
Tough shit. I text & use my phone all the time but I still spell correctly and try to use proper punctuation.

Listen to Wadey, he has good advice.
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 03:05 PM   #11
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I'm texting at work so all that puctuation shit is irelevent.You know what I was sayin if not I wouldn't have got a reply.....Thanks the shop told me control arm bushings so I'm goin to change them and see
no dumas itz not irevelent two uh-tmpt to make sum shit peepole can red
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 03:34 PM   #12
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Looks like you have a 3" body lift and torsion key lift, which is gonna be the root of your front end problems

Get rid of the torsion key lift, get some smaller tires so the fit better
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 05:19 PM   #14
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I ain't come on here for all of that bs u talkin cause if u where near me u wouldn't say nothing. So jus keep on with that Internet tuff shit
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 05:21 PM   #15
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If youíre truly hooked on lifted trucks and 4 wheeling put your money into sas'ing your yukon. Donít waste your time with replacing the stock components. Redoing an IFS with quality parts costs just as much as throwing an axle under it. When I sas'ed my blazer the entire front end was due for replacing. The cost was exactly the same for replacing what I had or throwing in the new axle. Now the upgrades done to the axle are a different story But I could have swapped in a solid axle with gears matching the rear and been happily on my way.


Thanks man I appreciate all of your input an when saying sasing do u mean straight axle
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 05:28 PM   #16
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Thanks man I appreciate all of your input an when saying sasing do u mean straight axle
You really don't HAVE to SAS your rig.....really a good quality IFS lift will work for you just fine. You'd be wasting money to SAS unless it's a dedicate trail/mud rig, but if your still gonna DD it, keep it IFS, get rid of the torsion lift, probably the body lift, and get a good quality IFS lift
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Welcome to great lakes 4x4, we are an offroad community of friendly enthusiastic people. While you are here please follow some simple rules.
1. Don't act like fag..
2. Do spell your words correctly.
3. Do use punctuation.
4. Don't act like a fag.
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 05:41 PM   #18
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I ain't come on here for all of that bs u talkin cause if u where near me u wouldn't say nothing. So jus keep on with that Internet tuff shit
hey fukc stick, blow me.

No, really, blow me.

I aint cum on yo momma or come in yo threadz tryin to be givvin yo azz sum add - vice just fo fun mutha fucka, I come on in here actin all helpful and shit cuz I thoughts that what you be aksin fo

No, go finish fucking yourself.

Then, pick up a fucking english book and try again.

After that, determine what the fukc you have under your truck so you can actually get some decent advise on how to fix it.

FYI, it's Tough.
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Old October 23rd, 2012, 05:46 PM   #19
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I'm texting at work so all that puctuation shit is irelevent.You know what I was sayin if not I wouldn't have got a reply.....Thanks the shop told me control arm bushings so I'm goin to change them and see
Let's get this straight.

You want help/advice from people with real world experience that have had similar issues. This involves communicating what the problem is in a clear and coherent manner, that way people can understand what you're trying to describe and then give you a clear answer in return.

Instead you type garbage, because in your world it isn't important to present yourself as being half-intelligent. Phone or not, it doesn't matter. Punctuation and proper grammar is important to the majority of the population. Seeing that most of the members here still see the importance of communicating properly, you're going to get ignored by a lot of people that could tell you what the problem is because they don't want to read your drivel.

Does that make sense?
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hey fukc stick, blow me.

No, really, blow me.

I aint cum on yo momma or come in yo threadz tryin to be givvin yo azz sum add - vice just fo fun mutha fucka, I come on in here actin all helpful and shit cuz I thoughts that what you be aksin fo

No, go finish fucking yourself.

Then, pick up a fucking english book and try again.

After that, determine what the fukc you have under your truck so you can actually get some decent advise on how to fix it.

FYI, it's Tough.
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