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Unread 11-04-2013, 05:51 PM   #166
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Unread 11-08-2013, 10:38 PM   #167
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That's the same raceway gas station I went to when I was up in Chattanooga haha. Trim looks good
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Unread 11-13-2013, 01:10 PM   #168
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Okay so having noise troubles as always... Here's the latest.


I'm guessing that I have a loose tcase chain and that the chain is rubbing the case outside. Now on a normal np231 setup the front driveshaft shouldn't spin when in 2wd, thus making it so that the chain doesn't even move unless you switch to 4wd. However I have a locker in the front, I've heard that if the front is locked then the front ds will always be spinning. With that being the case I'm going to go and remove my front ds to see if that will stop the noise. Any other thoughts anyone? If this doesn't fix it then I'm sure I'll be searching more and likely starting a thread on the forums.

Man I really wish I could go just one month without having to spend money to fix this thing...
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Unread 11-13-2013, 01:12 PM   #169
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Unread 11-13-2013, 01:45 PM   #170
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Weird, my other videos on youtube aren't right? Must be because I uploaded it from my phone. Leme see if I can change it.

EDIT: Okay I think I fixed it
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Unread 11-13-2013, 01:54 PM   #171
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Now on a normal np231 setup the front driveshaft shouldn't spin when in 2wd, thus making it so that the chain doesn't even move unless you switch to 4wd.
no the front ds will always turn regardless of a locker. the only way to keep that from spinning either remove it to test it or get some selectable hubs.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 02:21 PM   #172
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no the front ds will always turn regardless of a locker. the only way to keep that from spinning either remove it to test it or get some selectable hubs.
Gotcha, I think I'd heard that somewhere actually, idk much about this 231 I put in my jeep.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 02:32 PM   #173
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Gotcha, I think I'd heard that somewhere actually, idk much about this 231 I put in my jeep.
ok but this will apply to any transfer case btw, when you have it in 2wd. 4wd kinda obvious one haha.
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Unread 11-23-2013, 10:34 PM   #174
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ok but this will apply to any transfer case btw, when you have it in 2wd. 4wd kinda obvious one haha.
Yeah it makes sense if I think about it, I just often times don't think. haha
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Unread 11-23-2013, 10:43 PM   #175
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Okay so I pulled the front driveshaft, noise is gone. So I'm rockin' no front driveshaft until I buy a new chain. Also I fixed my popping noise in the front end, ended up just being the track bar that was loose. I tightened up the bolts and no popping.

Got some spare axle shafts for the dana 30 for $60 from a member on here, check him out he's got an ad in the classifieds section and he's got lots of good used parts for stock axles.



Here's the heep as she sits now, can't wait to get my lift done. I've been piecing together my lift as well, have rear springs and extended sway bar links. Hopefully my front control arms will be in soon. Still need track bars, front lift springs and rear control arms. Planning to have it done this January though!
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Unread 11-23-2013, 10:47 PM   #176
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Unread 11-23-2013, 10:54 PM   #177
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Just 4.5 ish, I'm staying on short arms because long arms are too expensive for me. I am gonna be all adjustable though, I'm not gonna try and mess with using stock arms anymore.
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Unread 11-24-2013, 01:34 PM   #178
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are you going to keep your tires and 2" lift or sell them?
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Unread 11-24-2013, 03:32 PM   #179
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are you going to keep your tires and 2" lift or sell them?
Eh I haven't decided yet. I'm probably going to try and find some used 33s, but then again I may stay on 31s. I haven't gotten that far thinking ahead Depending on how much lift my rear v8 coils net I will probably be keeping at least two of the spacers. But really you can get them so cheap new on amazon I'd just go that route man.
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Unread 11-24-2013, 04:48 PM   #180
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Aight thanks dude!
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