Blue Waffle Build Thread - Page 2 - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #16 of 382 Old 11-19-2013, 04:33 PM
Luke95
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Harwinton
Posts: 5,491
Shhhhhh.

Needs more wheeling pics.


5.2 ZJ Pushing a dana 30 as far as it will go.
Luke95 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #17 of 382 Old 11-19-2013, 05:09 PM Thread Starter
DNFJ
WANNABE DESERT RAT
 
DNFJ's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 4,396
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luke95 View Post
Shhhhhh.

Needs more wheeling pics.
I know, hopefully this local club works out.

Project ROLLplay
'00 XJ Locked on 35s

Previous:
'00 TJ 2" on 33" Grabbers
'00 XJ 6.5" on 35" KM2s
'96 ZJ 2" on 31" Baja Claws
'93 ZJ - Stock, Totaled
DNFJ is offline  
post #18 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 04:48 AM Thread Starter
DNFJ
WANNABE DESERT RAT
 
DNFJ's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 4,396
So now what do I buy?

Project ROLLplay
'00 XJ Locked on 35s

Previous:
'00 TJ 2" on 33" Grabbers
'00 XJ 6.5" on 35" KM2s
'96 ZJ 2" on 31" Baja Claws
'93 ZJ - Stock, Totaled
DNFJ is offline  
post #19 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 07:31 AM
Luke95
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Harwinton
Posts: 5,491
Lockers.

5.2 ZJ Pushing a dana 30 as far as it will go.
Luke95 is offline  
post #20 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 07:39 AM Thread Starter
DNFJ
WANNABE DESERT RAT
 
DNFJ's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 4,396
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luke95 View Post
Lockers.
Yes because I obviously need to put lockers in my LP30.

Besides the fact that it is basically winter now.

Project ROLLplay
'00 XJ Locked on 35s

Previous:
'00 TJ 2" on 33" Grabbers
'00 XJ 6.5" on 35" KM2s
'96 ZJ 2" on 31" Baja Claws
'93 ZJ - Stock, Totaled
DNFJ is offline  
post #21 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 07:49 AM
JeepN4KC
Keep on Jeepin on........
 
JeepN4KC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Blue Springs
Posts: 6,947
Quote:
Originally Posted by DNFJ View Post

Yes because I obviously need to put lockers in my LP30.

Besides the fact that it is basically winter now.
I have been thinking the same thing w/ my LP30.

Lock and gear it?

Swap it w/ a locked and geared HP30?

Thing is - I certainly wouldn't be first locked and geared LP30, so I almost lean towards going that route.

~Mike~

Build Thread WK
Other Build Thread XJ
Sept '13/Jan '15/Jun '16 COTM
JeepN4KC is offline  
post #22 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 07:53 AM Thread Starter
DNFJ
WANNABE DESERT RAT
 
DNFJ's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 4,396
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeepN4KC View Post
I have been thinking the same thing w/ my LP30.

Lock and gear it?

Swap it w/ a locked and geared HP30?

Thing is - I certainly wouldn't be first locked and geared LP30, so I almost lean towards going that route.
I was more or less getting at the fact that it is now winter around here, meaning mods that can be done in a weekend at worst. Though swapping everything shouldn't take more than that, not a fiber in my being wants to lay on 20* gravel for 4 hours to swap in a HP30.

Project ROLLplay
'00 XJ Locked on 35s

Previous:
'00 TJ 2" on 33" Grabbers
'00 XJ 6.5" on 35" KM2s
'96 ZJ 2" on 31" Baja Claws
'93 ZJ - Stock, Totaled
DNFJ is offline  
post #23 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 08:17 AM
ibjeepin95
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Posts: 4,248
I think this thread needs a picture of an actual "blue waffle"...
ibjeepin95 is offline  
post #24 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 08:18 AM
ibjeepin95
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Posts: 4,248
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeepN4KC View Post
I have been thinking the same thing w/ my LP30.

Lock and gear it?

Swap it w/ a locked and geared HP30?

Thing is - I certainly wouldn't be first locked and geared LP30, so I almost lean towards going that route.
I honestly don't see the benefits of swapping an HP30 in.
ibjeepin95 is offline  
post #25 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 08:23 AM
Luke95
Registered User
1997 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Harwinton
Posts: 5,491
I do if you blow the lp but that is it.

**** it run it till you pop it then swap an hp or go bigger.

5.2 ZJ Pushing a dana 30 as far as it will go.
Luke95 is offline  
post #26 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 08:29 AM
JeepN4KC
Keep on Jeepin on........
 
JeepN4KC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Blue Springs
Posts: 6,947
Quote:
Originally Posted by DNFJ View Post
I was more or less getting at the fact that it is now winter around here, meaning mods that can be done in a weekend at worst. Though swapping everything shouldn't take more than that, not a fiber in my being wants to lay on 20* gravel for 4 hours to swap in a HP30.
The weather has turned here too. I hear ya on wrenchin in the cold. Only advantage is you can't feel your knuckles when you bloody them.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ibjeepin95 View Post
I honestly don't see the benefits of swapping an HP30 in.
Well, other than the leetle bit of clearance gained on the shaft, and I guess a better driveline angle...............in the end it would be a lot of work "just because" as it stands right now.

Oh BTW..........here ya go:
Attached Images
 

~Mike~

Build Thread WK
Other Build Thread XJ
Sept '13/Jan '15/Jun '16 COTM
JeepN4KC is offline  
post #27 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 08:46 AM Thread Starter
DNFJ
WANNABE DESERT RAT
 
DNFJ's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 4,396
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luke95 View Post
I do if you blow the lp but that is it.

**** it run it till you pop it then swap an hp or go bigger.
Yes because I have unlimited funds and time if something happens to my front axle.

Quote:
Originally Posted by JeepN4KC View Post
The weather has turned here too. I hear ya on wrenchin in the cold. Only advantage is you can't feel your knuckles when you bloody them.
A valid point.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ibjeepin95 View Post
I honestly don't see the benefits of swapping an HP30 in.
Why so?

Quote:
Originally Posted by ibjeepin95 View Post
I think this thread needs a picture of an actual "blue waffle"...
I think not.

Project ROLLplay
'00 XJ Locked on 35s

Previous:
'00 TJ 2" on 33" Grabbers
'00 XJ 6.5" on 35" KM2s
'96 ZJ 2" on 31" Baja Claws
'93 ZJ - Stock, Totaled
DNFJ is offline  
post #28 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 10:23 AM
ibjeepin95
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Posts: 4,248
Quote:
Originally Posted by DNFJ View Post
Why so?
What do you really gain? Some say 30% strength is gained because of the reverse rotation of an HP, I call BS on that. The only other gain is the pinion is a slight bit higher, but again, who cares? Look at your 8.25 pinion. It eats a lot more rocks than your 30 pinion will see. At least mine does...

My buddy just got done building his TJ on 35's, stretch the rear, swapped in an 8.25, but left the LP30 because we couldn't find a real reason worth fixing the track bar bracket on an HP30 housing he had to swap in. Needless to say, he geared the LP30 4.88 and locked it.
ibjeepin95 is offline  
post #29 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 10:24 AM
ibjeepin95
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Posts: 4,248
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeepN4KC View Post
Oh BTW..........here ya go:
Wrong "blue waffles"
ibjeepin95 is offline  
post #30 of 382 Old 11-22-2013, 10:47 AM
JeepN4KC
Keep on Jeepin on........
 
JeepN4KC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Blue Springs
Posts: 6,947
Quote:
Originally Posted by ibjeepin95 View Post
Wrong "blue waffles"
Meh.............my pic is easier on the eyes............

~Mike~

Build Thread WK
Other Build Thread XJ
Sept '13/Jan '15/Jun '16 COTM
JeepN4KC is offline  
Reply

Tags
jeep , overbuilt , overland , rebuild , restore

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