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Unread 02-22-2014, 04:04 PM   #1
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New and saying hello

Hi everyone, my name is Jordan...new to the forum and thought I would introduce myself and show a few recent pictures of my Jeep. I'm always trying to learn, and look forward to mixing it up with you guys (and girls?).

Anyways, I have a 1995 YJ 2.5

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Dana 44 F/R, 5.13, Grizzlys front and rear
SOA on stock leaves --> Need a traction bar asap!
Full cage


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Unread 02-22-2014, 04:29 PM   #2
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welcome to JF , your pics didn't show up
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Unread 02-22-2014, 05:41 PM   #3
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welcome to JF , your pics didn't show up
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Unread 02-22-2014, 05:45 PM   #4
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Unread 02-22-2014, 05:49 PM   #5
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35's?
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Unread 02-22-2014, 06:11 PM   #6
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looks good
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Unread 02-22-2014, 06:13 PM   #7
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35's?
Yes sir, 35" MTRs
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Unread 02-22-2014, 06:19 PM   #8
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How do you like the 35's with 5.13's?
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Unread 02-22-2014, 06:25 PM   #9
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How do you like the 35's with 5.13's?
They're really nice, very close mathematically to stock, and the drive is very similar, too. I would probably go 5.38s if I was to do it again, only because I don't much care to go above 55-60 mph anyways.
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Unread 02-22-2014, 07:21 PM   #10
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They're really nice, very close mathematically to stock, and the drive is very similar, too. I would probably go 5.38s if I was to do it again, only because I don't much care to go above 55-60 mph anyways.
How are the 5.13's on the highway? Do you live in a hilly area?
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Unread 02-22-2014, 07:42 PM   #11
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I do not live in a hilly area... Iowa isn't too impressive in that respect. It does fine at highway speeds, very similar to stock. 5th isn't too useful for hills below 50-55mph, but fine for maintaining speed on flats anywhere from about 45 and up.
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Unread 02-22-2014, 08:03 PM   #12
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Okay thanks. When I ever go to SOA with new axles I would like to go up to 5.13's. I currently have 4.88's in my D30/8.8
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