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So last weekend we installed the readylift kit our selves on a 2009. We had the alignment done and got some new tires too. We noticed a vibration when accelerating between 30km/h and 40km/h.
I took a look underneath for any glaring issues and notice she relocation bracket for the away bar end link is bent on one side not the other. It's too late to check it out now so waiting till the morning to triple check everything is torqued right.
Have an appointment set with a local shop that specializes in these kits but it's still two weeks out.

Anyone have any possible thoughts on what could have caused the bracket to bend?

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To keep this going, I'm going to say that I have the same issue with mine. But, in the process of installing my lift, my cv axle separated within the boot. So I'm suspecting that my cv axle is now out of balance.

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Two weeks ago i took the bent bracket off. convinced it flat with a 5 pound sledge. Reinstalled it and made sure torques were good. Seemed to solve the issue for a couple days, then the vibration came back.

Fast forward to last week brought it to the shop. Two guys looked it all over and said it was installed correct (phew) and then noticed the engine mount bushings and lower control arm bushings were worn. They figure they are allowing the engine to move too much which then puts the cv joint at a worse angle causing the vibration. so they are going to replace those and see how that goes.

One thing the guy mentioned was that he had another customer have a similar bent bracket, contacted Ready lift and he got some replacements. So I will be trying that as well.
 

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Hey just wanted to put some input into this problem. I installed the ready lift on my 2019 hybrid and also have the vibration. I am pretty sure it is due to the angle of the axels and the hubs. There is no fix to this solution. This is a common thing among lowering any AWD toyota in the car community and it seems that the case has followed over into the rav4.
 

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Anyone find a better designed axle that can run on a steeper angle?

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Hey just wanted to put some input into this problem. I installed the ready lift on my 2019 hybrid and also have the vibration. I am pretty sure it is due to the angle of the axels and the hubs. There is no fix to this solution. This is a common thing among lowering any AWD toyota in the car community and it seems that the case has followed over into the rav4.
Any resolve to this as experience the same problem
 

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I get some jiggles between 20mph and 30mph when accelerating but it's not enough that I'm concerned. When I initially lifted it my CV axle also busted which made horrible vibrations.

My rig specs are in this thread
 

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To keep this going, I'm going to say that I have the same issue with mine. But, in the process of installing my lift, my cv axle separated within the boot. So I'm suspecting that my cv axle is now out of balance.

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I have same issue 2019 Adventure. Passenger front came out during install. Have you fixed the issue?
 

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Any resolve to this as experience the same problem
I contacted Ready Lift. I was told to double check their specs for alignment. It was reset to their specs. It did help. But still has the shudder on acceleration. More noticeable when exiting a slow corner.
 

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More than likely what it is, its the new wear points that are created from the new angle. Replacement of the axle should solve this.

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Well Nathan, I don't think replacing axles on a new 40k car due to a 300.00 leveling kit is the correct advice here. But thanks for your input. It only does it during the shift points on acceleration. More like a transmission shudder.
 

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Well Nathan, I don't think replacing axles on a new 40k car due to a 300.00 leveling kit is the correct advice here. But thanks for your input. It only does it during the shift points on acceleration. More like a transmission shudder.
This is a common problem with all cv driven vehicles. Replacing them generally solves it. The transmission has nothing to do with it.

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