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Unread 05-18-2013, 01:44 PM   #76
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Would putting new clutches in my 8.25 posi trac have any value?

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Unread 05-18-2013, 01:55 PM   #77
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Would putting new clutches in my 8.25 posi trac have any value?
It would be a good idea better traction cheap
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Unread 05-18-2013, 02:05 PM   #78
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It would be a good idea better traction cheap
Alright, so I'll do that at least. Mine doesn't even act like a posi when you spin the wheels by hand..
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Unread 05-18-2013, 02:14 PM   #79
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Alright, so I'll do that at least. Mine doesn't even act like a posi when you spin the wheels by hand..
Then it's time for new clutches
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Unread 05-18-2013, 02:25 PM   #80
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Not all 8.25s are posi.
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Unread 05-18-2013, 02:26 PM   #81
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Then it's time for new clutches
Yessir. Does anyone have experience rebuilding these posis? A differential guy in town said it took special tools and is more trouble than anything if trying to do it inexperienced. But I don't know if he was being helpful or just trying to gain business
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Unread 06-21-2013, 02:56 AM   #82
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Not all 8.25s are posi.
Took me awhile to reply..
I sent my vin into Chrysler and got all of my parts list, and when I read that I had a LSD, I tested it. But it's worn down since then
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Unread 06-21-2013, 10:26 AM   #83
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Great build you have going on here man! Love the white and keep it up!
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Unread 06-21-2013, 01:53 PM   #84
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Thank you!

So I've had this aspiration for a long time that I really want to take the old heep on the rubicon because its only 5ish hours south of me, and I'm going to California soon anyway.

My questions are: 1. Can she do it? And 2. Would anyone want to join? Because I obviously don't want to do it alone.

I wouldn't risk it how it sits right now, but I'm planning on putting a locker in the 30 and rebuilding my 8.25 posi. And my rock sliders should be done any day now..

I would love to meet up with some forum buddies or really anyone more knowledgable about the trail than I am, and make a trip out of it.
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Unread 07-03-2013, 10:21 AM   #85
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No one?

Sorry for the lack of updates. I've been working my *** off the past couple of months and am hopefully going to be making some big moves on the Cherokee here in the next week or so.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 07:06 PM   #86
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Alright, took DNFJ's advice and went for a Han n Tap. IRO got it to me pretty quick and I found a front driveshaft in town for $60. More than I wanted to pay, but it works.

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I took the old shaft off and put the car in reverse to guarantee a straight cut. But I got a longer shaft that was about 31" so I had to trim the actual yoke as well. About 5/8". It scared me a little because it got dangerously close to the splines. I cut it with a grinder and cutting wheel then smoothed it even on a bench grinder and made it pretty with a wire wheel.




The drilling and tapping was relatively easy. Using a square socket instead of a tap handle makes quick work of the tap.



And wallah.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 07:40 PM   #87
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I've been trying to make headway lately on upgrading my drivetrain. I ideally would like to do f/r 44s and have a lead on a front 44 from a full size cherokee that I would rebuild, gear and lock, but I'd still need to find a rear. OR I could get a hp30 from the u-pull, then rebuild lock and gear that and my chr. 8.25. Ahhhh, decisions.

Or I could, like, extend the front, drop a 6bt and run 60s...
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Unread 07-31-2013, 04:52 AM   #88
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What size tire do you plan on running? Also, nice work on the HnT.
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Unread 07-31-2013, 07:57 AM   #89
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What size tire do you plan on running?
It mostly depends on budget. Since I'm going to be going to school in the fall, I assume that my work hours will be limited. I only plan on running 33's and that's why I'm fine with the 30/8.25 combo but after checking out more and more builds, 35's would be nice too.
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Unread 07-31-2013, 09:46 AM   #90
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30/8.25 is a good combo I'd stick with it while it's still a DD.
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[SIZE="1"][COLOR="silver"]Monstaliner: [url]http://monstaliner.com/[/url]
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