ZJ HP30 build ?'s - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 41 Old 02-01-2013, 06:31 PM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,040
ZJ HP30 build ?'s

Im rebuilding an 88XJ HP30 for my ZJ. Im gonna do a WJ brake and knuckle swap on it as well. Id like to do a high steer too. It'll be on 35's, locked with 4.56's.

Im asking for a parts list what im gonna need, more so what im gonna need for that high steer business.

Thanks


http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 41 Old 02-01-2013, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,040
This is whats on my list so far.

WJ knuckles
2002-2004 WJ brake calipers
JKS spacers
IRO Almost Alloy kit
I was gonna run XJ axle shafts. I heard that 1995+ XJ safts will hold a bigger Ujoint?
I was thinking about getting a WJ drag link and sleeving it but Id like A heavy tierod. I dont wanna spend too much on one is it tough to make one yourself?

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
post #3 of 41 Old 02-01-2013, 10:01 PM
steeleman3
Registered User
1993 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 347
I'm planning this exact same swap, except probably a 95+ hp30, swapping out wj knuckle and brakes in the hp then swapping that whole thing in. Seems fairly simple, but I'll keep an eye on this thread. Maybe we could help eachother out Riot.

Big Gulps huh? Alriight! Welp, see you later!
steeleman3 is offline  
post #4 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 03:51 AM
Mark-318-IT
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Desenzano del Garda (BS)
Posts: 292
i'd like to do the swap too, i have no infos (so unluckily i can't help) but, as you said, i'll keep an eye here too.
beacuse i'd like to run 33s with lockers
Mark-318-IT is offline  
post #5 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 04:23 AM
nickhay13
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Santa Clarita
Posts: 108
I am planning the same swap in the future. Are you guys planning on trussing or otherwise reinforcing the HP30 in anyway?
nickhay13 is offline  
post #6 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 08:28 AM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,040
Quote:
Originally Posted by nickhay13 View Post
I am planning the same swap in the future. Are you guys planning on trussing or otherwise reinforcing the HP30 in anyway?
Yeah im gonna build a simple truss for it. Artec recently released on you can buy but Im just gonna make my own im thinking. Im running a Artec truss on my 8.8 and love it!

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
post #7 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 08:30 AM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,040
Quote:
Originally Posted by steeleman3 View Post
I'm planning this exact same swap, except probably a 95+ hp30, swapping out wj knuckle and brakes in the hp then swapping that whole thing in. Seems fairly simple, but I'll keep an eye on this thread. Maybe we could help eachother out Riot.
Word. I like the older hp's. The ones with the vac disco have uber heavy upper CA mounts instead of that thin ****. I have to get the proper seals though for the disco bypass

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
post #8 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 08:39 AM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,040
Quote:
Originally Posted by nickhay13 View Post
I am planning the same swap in the future. Are you guys planning on trussing or otherwise reinforcing the HP30 in anyway?
Im more worried about the innerds not so much the tubes bending as Im not THAT hard on it. But definetly going to reinforce my C's at least. I want to keep my weak point away from my differential. Im hoping to break a Ujoint or axle shaft before I **** up my R&P.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
post #9 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 08:44 AM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,040
I found a '02 wj in aurora im gonna go check it out after work and HOPEFULLY get my brakes off of it...

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
post #10 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 09:19 AM
nickhay13
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Santa Clarita
Posts: 108
Quote:
Originally Posted by riot1987 View Post
Im more worried about the innerds not so much the tubes bending as Im not THAT hard on it. But definetly going to reinforce my C's at least. I want to keep my weak point away from my differential. Im hoping to break a Ujoint or axle shaft before I **** up my R&P.
I hear ya. I plan on running the same setup with 4.56 and 35"s when that time comes. I'm pretty easy on the skinny though so I'm not too worried about it.
nickhay13 is offline  
post #11 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 09:40 AM
steeleman3
Registered User
1993 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 347
Quote:
Originally Posted by riot1987 View Post

Word. I like the older hp's. The ones with the vac disco have uber heavy upper CA mounts instead of that thin ****. I have to get the proper seals though for the disco bypass
Oh gotcha, that sounds like a good option if you can seal it properly, I might try that direction. Where you getting the seals?

Big Gulps huh? Alriight! Welp, see you later!
steeleman3 is offline  
post #12 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 11:17 PM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,040
Got a pass side '02 WJ caliper at the yard today

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
post #13 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 11:17 PM Thread Starter
riot1987
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 5,040
Quote:
Originally Posted by steeleman3 View Post
Oh gotcha, that sounds like a good option if you can seal it properly, I might try that direction. Where you getting the seals?
Im gonna try to get them at the parts store up the street. If not, order them

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/riots-97-grand-1436100/

Build thread^^
riot1987 is offline  
post #14 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 11:24 PM
WhiteOut
Web Wheeler
 
WhiteOut's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 8,205
Strip it to the tubes and rebuild it with new, you'll be cutting a lot off to put the truss on anyways. New brake stuff is cheap and no point in running used, anything gear related should be new, aftermarket mounts are cheap and beefier than stock. Used shaft are fine once you put all new joints in them.
WhiteOut is offline  
post #15 of 41 Old 02-02-2013, 11:47 PM
jtackerman28
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Flint
Posts: 2,154
For brakes it depends on the core if I were you I'd buy jy calipers to get the core back and have new calipers because they are only like 30 at autozone ect. For brand new but the core charge is quite expensive

3.5 re lift, double sheer front tb, 31" wrangler duratecs
jtackerman28 is offline  
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.



Email Address:
OR

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.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome