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Unread 03-12-2007, 08:13 PM   #1
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tera low 4:1 with dana 30 front problems??

i am really interested in getting the tera low 4:1 but am worried about the weak front axle i have. just wondering if anyone has this set up and if they ran into problems. I'm looking to install a danna 44 in the front, but i don't have the money to do them both right now. thanks.

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Unread 03-13-2007, 06:33 AM   #2
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the D30 will be fine. what size tires are you running, thats your issue, locked?
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Unread 03-13-2007, 09:45 AM   #3
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There will be no problems with the setup you describe, the D30 will do just fine. I installed the Tera 4:1 and an Aussie up front and run 32's as well with nary a problem. Consider getting the Tera 2lo kit and installing that when you do the 4:1. As a side note, call sams4x4 for their price on the 4:1. Last I saw it was $729 delivered.
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Unread 03-13-2007, 10:06 AM   #4
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You'll be fine. I've ran a dana 30 with detroit ez locker and 35's for a couple years no problems.
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Unread 03-17-2007, 10:49 AM   #5
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I've got the terra low 4:1 mod planned for May; I've not really though about the 2-lo..but it sounds like a good idea..I'll need to research it a little, but I'll probably go with it also..
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Unread 03-19-2007, 05:39 PM   #6
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does "sams4x4" have a web site? the one i went to is just landrover stuff. 729 shipped is an awesome price! I found it on the pirate pages for 760.

I have the darn 2lo kit but not the 4:1 kit, lol but i love 2lo
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Unread 03-19-2007, 07:57 PM   #7
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I've heard good things about Sam's; I know they've been around a long time..they're located in Tulsa, OK.

I'll probably give them a try sometime; I just got a price from DC4WD; he's a vendor on this site; his price was the same as above; he's been great to deal with so far..
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Unread 03-19-2007, 08:31 PM   #8
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i will be running 33 x 12.50 mickey thompson baja claws, with a RE 3.5" SF lift, i talked to dc at DC4wd.com and he was saying that once i lift my jeep, i'll notice a reduction in power, when i go wheeling, i'll really notice it since i have the stock transfer case with the sye and cv driveshaft...also...how hard is the install for the tera 4:1 low...does anyone know of any threads, write ups, or "how to" videos.
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Unread 03-19-2007, 09:10 PM   #9
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http://www.stu-offroad.com/round2/Round2-3.htm
keep this in your favorites. If you ever think about doing something sweet to your jeep, im sure Stu has a write up! Ill be following his write up along with another to do it this summer
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Unread 03-21-2007, 02:01 PM   #10
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does "sams4x4" have a web site? the one i went to is just landrover stuff. 729 shipped is an awesome price! I found it on the pirate pages for 760.

I have the darn 2lo kit but not the 4:1 kit, lol but i love 2lo
i think it is sams4x4store.com
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Unread 03-21-2007, 02:44 PM   #11
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what about a Rubi 241 t-case? does anyone know what changes would need to be made for this install? shaft length, SYE? if this bolts right up, wouldnt it make sense to try and fin one of these? oh but it doesnt have 2lo...just looking for cheaper alternatives



oops i think i just found my answer
ghahahaha http://www.tellico4x4.com/product_in...ducts_id/15033
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Unread 03-22-2007, 10:02 PM   #12
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I'm not sure how many 241's you'll find in the junkyards..If you're really serious about transfer cases..hold out of the Atlas..

for me, I'm just going to go with the 4:1 and 2-lo kit in my 231; for my application, I think I'll be satisfied.
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Unread 03-23-2007, 04:47 AM   #13
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hard is the install for the tera 4:1 low...does anyone know of any threads, write ups, or "how to" videos.
Instructions come with the kit, might also be on Tera's site to download. The toughest part of the job is getting the t-case out and in, and thats just bolts. Doing the 4:1 on a bench is cake.
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Unread 03-23-2007, 09:16 AM   #14
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i think it is sams4x4store.com
That's it. But there website, last I checked, routes you off to something other than the 4:1 kit when you click on it. They were going to check with their webguy to get that fixed. I called and verified the price, it is $729 shipped for them blem and $829 shipped for the regular. About the cheapest around. I got the blem about a year ago and can't tell what was blemished on it. Like JeeperDon said the hardest part was removing and installing the case from the Jeep. Just place it on your chest and raise it back up in, align, and start your bolts. Not difficult, just, well you'll find out.
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I runt he 4:1 with a D30 up front and 35" tires. Have been doing so for quite some time. I do have 4.88's and a detroit as well as a terflex high steer knuckle.

I have had no problems with the axle associated with the 4:1. I am sure you will probably run into vacum problems assuming you do not have a posi lock unit.
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