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Lift done. Now steering play

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My 08 had a ready lift level kit with toyo 35in MTs on the stock 20s. I bought some 18in Moto metals 10in wide wheels with new toyos. Because of the wider wheel they hit the fender up front bad. So, I bought a ready lift 5in kit. Installed nice, new wheels fit good. Now the steering feels sloppy when going strait. I double checked all the nuts and bolts and everything is tight. Any ideas?
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In general, all of the steering ball joints will seem looser with a lift kit. Did you check every ball joint in the steering? Did you replace your steering arm with one made for a 5 or 6 inch lift? You NEED to do these items to get rid of the slop in the steering.


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Yup. Double checked everything. Kit came with a drop pitman arm too.
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Another possible reasons-- alighment is off and tire pressure is too high.
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