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Unread 07-17-2012, 06:47 PM   #76
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How is the welded 8.25? I might weld mine....

There are no problems, tires will hate you in the rear along with turning on pavement! Its actually quite funny in parking garage with the chirping. In all honesty I would not recommend welding the rear.

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Unread 07-17-2012, 07:31 PM   #77
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There are no problems, tires will hate you in the rear along with turning on pavement! Its actually quite funny in parking garage with the chirping. In all honesty I would not recommend welding the rear.
Even if it's not a DD? Added traction>chirps, kicking, and a little tire wire....
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Unread 07-17-2012, 08:14 PM   #78
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Well if its your toy then heck yeah its worth it! Especially saving a couple hundred bones!
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Unread 07-18-2012, 04:41 AM   #79
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Well if its your toy then heck yeah its worth it! Especially saving a couple hundred bones!
That is what I was thinking
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Unread 07-18-2012, 06:01 AM   #80
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Not sure if any of yall remember my first Project I had... and it was my first Vehicle and Jeep... 1986 XJ Long story Short I will be going back to TX next month and hauling it back!

Parts I am going to rip off... Most parts will be for sale locally to help fund this build...

SYE and F/R driveshafts
D30/d35 with 4.88s chromoly and Detroits
6" coils 1.5" spacer 5.5" Leafs and Shackle
Track Bar
Heim Joints and Long Arms
Rustys Skids
35x12.50 brand new Big Horns
Spidex Wheel Spacer/Adapters
Much More I cant remember...


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Unread 07-18-2012, 10:29 AM   #81
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Got another question, how much street driving have you done with the welded 8.25? I do drive mine to the trail....
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Unread 07-18-2012, 01:59 PM   #82
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I have driven it the work a few times just because, around town, to the trails, and the wife likes to look cool and get groceries. Its honestly not that bad unless you are trying to turn at full lock.
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Unread 08-08-2012, 09:07 PM   #83
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might be interested in those wheel spacers if you would want to ship but anyway you know what kind of tail lights are on the new rig?
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Unread 08-09-2012, 04:41 AM   #84
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Any updates on dis heep? And I welded my 8.25, I like it. Makes cool sounds at da mall
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Unread 08-09-2012, 03:52 PM   #85
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Grenaded the rear end... Pulling out of taco bell lol!
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Unread 08-09-2012, 05:37 PM   #86
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Grenaded the rear end... Pulling out of taco bell lol!
No way! Did you lay into it?
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Unread 08-09-2012, 07:04 PM   #87
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nope, was just turning out of the drive through going less than 3mph!




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Unread 08-09-2012, 08:10 PM   #88
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Was it just welded in he eight spots the gears mesh?
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Unread 08-10-2012, 12:25 PM   #89
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Musta been bad welds. I went out an completely smoked my 31's. Burnouts, doughnuts and powersides and it is just fine.. granted 35's are a little bigger.
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Unread 08-10-2012, 07:58 PM   #90
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Musta been bad welds. I went out an completely smoked my 31's. Burnouts, doughnuts and powersides and it is just fine.. granted 35's are a little bigger.
It has been welded since 08, and I for sure used and abused its offroad. I have honestly been waiting for the front or rear to go
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