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Unread 09-19-2012, 11:22 AM   #16
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Wow, just checked it out, you were exactly right, 4 soft 8's 15x8" to my house for $211.68, probably going this way then grabing some 32x11.5's

hey man what did you think jeepforum was for??


glad to save you the trouble now get 33's and TRIM!!!!!!!

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Unread 09-19-2012, 12:54 PM   #17
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hey man what did you think jeepforum was for??


glad to save you the trouble now get 33's and TRIM!!!!!!!
That's a distinct possibility. I have no problem with trimming, just as to whether my D35 will hold up to 33's until I do an 8.8 swap
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Unread 09-19-2012, 01:01 PM   #18
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That's a distinct possibility. I have no problem with trimming, just as to whether my D35 will hold up to 33's until I do an 8.8 swap
im pretty sure it will. I wheeled the piss out of my D35 on my TJ and it never blew. not saying yours wont either but im sure it will hold until you get the 8.8
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Unread 09-19-2012, 01:31 PM   #19
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Hopefully, it's getting a new pinion seal right now, but hopefully thats not an indicator of failures to come.
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That's a distinct possibility. I have no problem with trimming, just as to whether my D35 will hold up to 33's until I do an 8.8 swap
I have a friend with a D35 and 33"'s and he's locked with 4.11:1 gears and he never has any trouble with breakage...
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Unread 09-20-2012, 03:11 PM   #21
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That's good to know, looks like 33's are becoming more and more viable as an option.
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I have a friend with a D35 and 33"'s and he's locked with 4.11:1 gears and he never has any trouble with breakage...
I honestly think more TJ owners have D35 problems over XJ owners
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Unread 09-20-2012, 03:34 PM   #23
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You have made the right choice by getting the correct BS wheels and avoiding spacers. Spacers are an invitation for trouble - most people put them on and don't consider any other maintenance.

Some TJ D35's just break rolling down a hill - like Bill Wu in that fantasy show about cars that are really jeeps.

D35 will take a pile of punishment open on 33's. Locked and over such as 35's is not so good, but the axle isn't the turd most people consider it to be on a lightly modified rig.
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Unread 09-20-2012, 05:33 PM   #24
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Thats good, I never realized how relatively cheap I could get brand new rims with the right backspacing sent to my door, I made the decision much easier. Actually I have a set of american racing 16x8" bajas 5x4.5 with either 4" or 4.5" backspacing in the classifieds if anyone is interested. I was going to run them, but they just arnt what im looking for, I bought them before I really knew which direction I was heading.
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