Well the issue was never resolved. it seemed to maybe be an issue with that specific model of KJ.
I compared the suspension setup with some other KJ drivers and it was quite a bit different. So I came to the conclusion that it was not really stock.
I sold my KJ and got a Suzuki Jimny. Think...
Will it cause the jarring/ thudding noise? it really feels like it's hitting something very solid.
Its going in again tomorrow. For them to check if they aligned the notches etc properly. Hold thumbs.
Pics and measurements as promised:
Front Wheel hub to...
Still having the issue.
What if I disconnect the sway bar at the bottom to try isolate the noise?
I put some grease on every part I think could be touching the part below or above. no grease transfer.
BDS seems to have an idea that the coil might have been put in the wrong way round...
Thanks for the suggestions guys.
The arms are touching the springs, there is a bit of paint off. So I guess I can sort that out with the a arms.
The sound is not a gong sound though.
It's really a harsh thud. So I will check with the chalk - good tip.
Thanks again for the help so far...
Thanks Richar I'll ask the guys to have a look at that.
This might be a noob question and I've looked all over and I get kinda different results.
OME suspenjsion = No bumpstops needed
BDS/BIlstein? Do I need bumpstops?
THis would not be the shocks bottoming out surely? As I dont have extended...
I took this to the mech shop to install.
The stuff is in and looks great.
I have a problem though when i go over speed bumps (not even at too much speed.) - there is a hard "thud" noise from the front. They seem to think it might be the control arms touching the spring (i still have the stock...
yeah I went Wheeling in the dunes here with some other Jeep guys and they swear by BDS. I suppose with a no nonsense warranty like BDS has whats not to like?