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Unread 04-01-2010, 11:08 PM   #91
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What is the purpose for the almost alloy?

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Unread 04-01-2010, 11:37 PM   #92
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I believe it is so that the ears on the axle shaft are stronger. Especially since he is running 37's.
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Unread 04-01-2010, 11:41 PM   #93
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pat you look 14 not 18 lol

sweet jeep nonetheless. keep it up brother
Thanks, I guess maybe that will help me look better in the field. The 14 year old that has the know-how to do lots of things!

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What is the purpose for the almost alloy?
The purpose is to prevent a problem that we see a lot. The u-joint cap will either work itself out (if the clip comes off), or the yoke itself will bust before the ujoint. We found the AA's help keep the cap in place in case the clip comes out, and also it holds the yoke together from splitting with the bridge it does.
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Those tires look freakin awesome Redhat... took the ZJ up a notch in my book. Now you're at notch 2.
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Unread 04-01-2010, 11:41 PM   #94
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Tomorrow I will get pictures of all the IRO LA Setup, and how that all goes into place.
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Those tires look freakin awesome Redhat... took the ZJ up a notch in my book. Now you're at notch 2.
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Unread 04-01-2010, 11:42 PM   #95
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Here is a picture of what happens..
http://webejeepinmoab.com/wp-content...8/photo121.jpg
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Those tires look freakin awesome Redhat... took the ZJ up a notch in my book. Now you're at notch 2.
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Unread 04-02-2010, 07:19 AM   #96
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this is looking killer, nice work
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Unread 04-02-2010, 07:59 AM   #97
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all of those pictures are with 35s right? where are the 37s?
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Unread 04-02-2010, 09:07 AM   #98
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Thanks, I guess maybe that will help me look better in the field. The 14 year old that has the know-how to do lots of things!



The purpose is to prevent a problem that we see a lot. The u-joint cap will either work itself out (if the clip comes off), or the yoke itself will bust before the ujoint. We found the AA's help keep the cap in place in case the clip comes out, and also it holds the yoke together from splitting with the bridge it does.
Do you reccomend using a greasable U joint? My buddy has a set of the AA's and he's worried he burned up the grease in the process of welding them on.
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Unread 04-02-2010, 09:43 AM   #99
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all of those pictures are with 35s right? where are the 37s?
Correct. 37's did not come until recently, I am trying to keep the build in order. According to this thread I do not have LA's yet, I will take pictures tonight of everything.

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Do you reccomend using a greasable U joint? My buddy has a set of the AA's and he's worried he burned up the grease in the process of welding them on.
Nope, greasable Ujoints have a hollow core in the Main body of the trunion. The non greasable ones are non greasable, but solid forged. Because its hollow, its weaker.
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Those tires look freakin awesome Redhat... took the ZJ up a notch in my book. Now you're at notch 2.
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Unread 04-02-2010, 09:51 AM   #100
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So I just got back from the junkyard, I needed to find a 3.73 and up Dana 30 carrier. There inventory only listed on ZJ on the lot, so I went straight to that. The axle tag was not present on the front or rear differentials, so I could not tell the gear ratio. So me being as smart as I was, I called the local Park Jeep dealer and had them run the vin. Sure enough, it was 3.73 ratio.







After I dealt with the SOB wheel bearing bolts, and got the bearing caps out, I had to pull the whole carrier out. As seen in the picture before, I used the housing spreader to pull it out. Once again, me being as smart as I am I remembered to pack a ratchet strap in hopes I could use it to my advantage.

One hook in the spiders, and the other on the front sway-bar. Worked like a charm!



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Those tires look freakin awesome Redhat... took the ZJ up a notch in my book. Now you're at notch 2.
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Unread 04-02-2010, 10:20 AM   #101
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can i go cash picking from your money tree?
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Unread 04-02-2010, 11:31 AM   #102
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can i go cash picking from your money tree?
Unfortunately its not growing too well in the MN weather right now.
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Those tires look freakin awesome Redhat... took the ZJ up a notch in my book. Now you're at notch 2.
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Unread 04-02-2010, 11:43 AM   #103
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Unfortunately its not growing too well in the MN weather right now.
miracle grow also known as crack. sell it. haha jk
but killer zj man.
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Unread 04-02-2010, 08:32 PM   #104
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miracle grow also known as crack. sell it. haha jk
but killer zj man.
Oh is that why my dog always goes crazy after digging in our tomato plants?

Thanks.


I did not do any more work on the axle tonight, but I did snap some pictures of the Jeep....Front swaybar still connected, I did not feel like disco'ing it so I just pulled up it quick for some pictures.






37's tucked son



Coolant and washer fluid draining out from sitting at the extreme angle of the harsh MN rock mountains.



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Unread 04-02-2010, 11:30 PM   #105
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Looking good!
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