yj vacuum diconnect axle - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > YJ Wrangler Technical Forum > yj vacuum diconnect axle

Savvy/Currie Aluminum Control ArmsRockridge 4WD IS Taking Zone Offroad Suspension Lift Kits ZONE 4.25" combo lift for TJ available at Rockridge4w

Reply
Unread 02-23-2013, 11:06 AM   #1
bill9274
Registered User
2011 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: paris, tx
Posts: 246
yj vacuum diconnect axle

h, all my son has a yj with the dana30 front axle with vacuum disconnect is there a truss kit or sleeve kit to beef it up. he just lifted it and put 35's on it. he doesnt have the cash to replace the axles yet so im looking to see if theres a good way to beef his up like i can on my jk

Bill

bill9274 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-23-2013, 11:11 AM   #2
4x4JB
Registered User
1991 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Brazoria, Texas
Posts: 607
From what I have seen. The Dana 30 can handle up to 37's but I know a ton of people have 35's and don't have a problem. It's the Dana 35 rear that is gonna be your problem. It won't last long on 35's. people still run 35's on it but its very weak. Lots of people swap in a Ford 8.8 from a ford explorer. lot stronger then the Dana35, same lug patteren, and pretty damn close to the same width. Probably cheaper then beefing up the rear but i havent crunched the numbers yet. Let me see if I can find a link to something to beef them up like your asking though.

Josh


Edit: Here's a link. Chromoly shafts will beef it up.
http://www.jeep4x4center.com/jeep-wr.../axle-kits.htm

Here is a Truss for the Dana35
http://www.jeep4x4center.com/axle-tr...ev35tr-yj.html

Here's the link to our FAQ. Scroll down till you see 8.8 in bold red.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/f...y-here-451154/
4x4JB is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-23-2013, 11:37 AM   #3
Anticanman
Follow me
 
Anticanman's Avatar
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ripon, California
Posts: 19,250
Joe Dillard made a truss. Lemme see if I can find the link
__________________
Luck Favours The Prepared
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Anticanman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-23-2013, 11:52 AM   #4
Anticanman
Follow me
 
Anticanman's Avatar
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ripon, California
Posts: 19,250
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/d...l#post12913895
__________________
Luck Favours The Prepared
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Anticanman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-23-2013, 03:10 PM   #5
bill9274
Registered User
2011 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: paris, tx
Posts: 246
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4x4JB
From what I have seen. The Dana 30 can handle up to 37's but I know a ton of people have 35's and don't have a problem. It's the Dana 35 rear that is gonna be your problem. It won't last long on 35's. people still run 35's on it but its very weak. Lots of people swap in a Ford 8.8 from a ford explorer. lot stronger then the Dana35, same lug patteren, and pretty damn close to the same width. Probably cheaper then beefing up the rear but i havent crunched the numbers yet. Let me see if I can find a link to something to beef them up like your asking though.

Josh

Edit: Here's a link. Chromoly shafts will beef it up.
http://www.jeep4x4center.com/jeep-wr.../axle-kits.htm

Here is a Truss for the Dana35
http://www.jeep4x4center.com/axle-tr...ev35tr-yj.html

Here's the link to our FAQ. Scroll down till you see 8.8 in bold red.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/f...y-here-451154/
thanks for the quick info

Bill
bill9274 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-23-2013, 03:11 PM   #6
bill9274
Registered User
2011 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: paris, tx
Posts: 246
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anticanman
Joe Dillard made a truss. Lemme see if I can find the link
thanks seems like what im looking for.

Bill
bill9274 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-23-2013, 03:18 PM   #7
Anticanman
Follow me
 
Anticanman's Avatar
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ripon, California
Posts: 19,250
Quote:
Originally Posted by bill9274 View Post
thanks seems like what im looking for.

Bill
You're welcome. I have yet to build mine but I'm working on it. Eventually.
__________________
Luck Favours The Prepared
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Anticanman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-23-2013, 03:24 PM   #8
Joe Dillard
Electric Chair Operator
1991 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: King George, VA
Posts: 12,450
Quote:
Originally Posted by bill9274 View Post
thanks seems like what im looking for.
If you start out by cutting a cardboard template, then trace it onto a piece of mild steel plate & use a plasma cutter, you should come out okay. Grind the edges as necessary & weld away in short increments.
Joe Dillard is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-23-2013, 03:27 PM   #9
Anticanman
Follow me
 
Anticanman's Avatar
1994 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ripon, California
Posts: 19,250
I'm still waiting for my template in the mail... Shoulda bugged you for it when we had dinner in SD.
__________________
Luck Favours The Prepared
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Anticanman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.