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Unread 03-03-2015, 11:45 AM   #1
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stock axles with 35s

can the stock axles handle 35 inch tires and a 4.5 in lift?? also once i buy a lift what else do i need

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Unread 03-03-2015, 12:43 PM   #2
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You're going to want to up your gears to 4.56s (or similar) with that size tire or your trans will hate you
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Yes stock axles can handle 35's, if you keep a light foot most the time. Try too hard and you'll break something. And you'll want 4.56's to attain stock tire size/gear ratio. Or 4.88's.
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Gear it or life will suck.
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I have 35s on stock axles and 3.55 gears. Yea its sluggish and Iv snapped a shaft being easy on it. Also the braking sucks
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What kind of stock axle, dana 35?
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What kind of stock axle, dana 35?
Hahaha. That wouldn't last very long.
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Hahaha. That wouldn't last very long.
Lol exactly, that's why I'm asking
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Yea d35
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Unread 03-05-2015, 12:35 PM   #10
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Yea d35
I'd suggest upgrading to a Chrysler 8.25
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I'd suggest upgrading to a Chrysler 8.25
I would suggest bigger than that for all the trouble of a gear ratio change and the size of tire. Perhaps call ECGS or find a junkyard 8.8 and go to town.
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An 8.25 can handle 35's no problem... it's the D30 that you will have to be SOMEWHAT tender.. not a PuCATssy, but tender
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An 8.25 can handle 35's no problem... it's the D30 that you will have to be SOMEWHAT tender.. not a PuCATssy, but tender
The hp30's are quite strong. I have been running one on 35's/ wheeling 36's for a few years now and not one problem. It's been upgraded slightly but the ring and pinion are still succeptable to the same stresses no matter what shafts and ujoints are in there, barring using shafts as a fuse in your drivetrain system.
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The hp30's are quite strong. I have been running one on 35's/ wheeling 36's for a few years now and not one problem. It's been upgraded slightly but the ring and pinion are still succeptable to the same stresses no matter what shafts and ujoints are in there, barring using shafts as a fuse in your drivetrain system.

Oh I know this.. mine is trussed, gussetted, 4.88's, locked and on 33's right now.. will be 35-36's in the future. It's an underestimated diff for sure. And yes, the R&P will be it's downfall with said upgrades.
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I broke 30 shafts with locker and stock gears. It's not hard, especially if you get any wheel spin involved. As for gears for 35's, if you have an AW4, go 4.88.
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