G2 D44 quality? - 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 > Wrangler General Discussion > G2 D44 quality?

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineYear End Clearance Sale! Save 20%NEW!! HMF 50"-52" light bar mounting brackets!!

Reply
Unread 02-03-2014, 04:51 AM   #1
j_bydesign
Senior Member
 
j_bydesign's Avatar
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Pembroke Pines, Florida
Posts: 917
G2 D44 quality?

I have been running G2 D44 front and back... 4.56 with Detroit in the rear and arb it the front... About 30K miles. Did some fairly mild crawling last weekend nothing I would consider extreme... And it was tackled with slow and steady ...NOT crash and mash... After rolling my rig off the trailer I noticed that the pass side upper control arm bracket tore clean off! There was little to no penetration on the weld into the bracket... Solid on the deletion tube...

Anyone else had issues with G2 weld quality?

Ground the axel tube and bracket... Welded back into place and added a bead across the back factory was just on either side.

__________________
http://www.jeepforum.com/gallery/dat...s/S5002031.JPG

'04 TJ... '65 CJ5(sold :( )... 89' Int. Harvester Toter!
j_bydesign is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-03-2014, 09:12 AM   #2
222Doc
Web Wheeler
 
222Doc's Avatar
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Lake Havasu City, AZ
Posts: 4,968
i think G-2 is made in china. though i seen a Currie axle tube pull right out of the carrier once. Same thing no penetration on about 80% of circular weld.
__________________
http://www.parker4wheelers.net
www.bullhead4wheelersinc.com
222Doc is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-03-2014, 03:41 PM   #3
Tom95YJ
[] Eye'd Jeep Connoisseur
 
Tom95YJ's Avatar
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Posts: 8,688
Quote:
Originally Posted by 222Doc
i think G-2 is made in china. though i seen a Currie axle tube pull right out of the carrier once. Same thing no penetration on about 80% of circular weld.
The G2 axles are made in California
__________________
'89 YJ The Smurf Build Thread
'99 XJ Black Betty Build Thread
Tom95YJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-03-2014, 06:31 PM   #4
tjcj
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Yakima, Wa
Posts: 975
I've beat on my G2 and haven't had a weld fail.

Sent from my XT881freeze ray gun using JeepForum
__________________
Yakima Valley Mountaineers.
tjcj is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-03-2014, 09:19 PM   #5
TimV
Registered User
2003 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: MD
Posts: 822
I've ripped off two passenger side upper brackets on stock axles. What control arms do you have? They are likely the problem.
__________________
It's not an addiction. It's a way of life.
TimV is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-04-2014, 04:22 AM   #6
j_bydesign
Senior Member
 
j_bydesign's Avatar
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Pembroke Pines, Florida
Posts: 917
I am running Currie CAs uppers and lowers front and back... It was a quick fix but wonder if anyone else had similar issues
__________________
http://www.jeepforum.com/gallery/dat...s/S5002031.JPG

'04 TJ... '65 CJ5(sold :( )... 89' Int. Harvester Toter!
j_bydesign is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 02-05-2014, 10:58 AM   #7
j_bydesign
Senior Member
 
j_bydesign's Avatar
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Pembroke Pines, Florida
Posts: 917


the axel tube had good penetration... the bracket... not so much? I believe they are built in CA...
__________________
http://www.jeepforum.com/gallery/dat...s/S5002031.JPG

'04 TJ... '65 CJ5(sold :( )... 89' Int. Harvester Toter!
j_bydesign 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.