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Unread 04-09-2013, 07:02 PM   #406
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That front spring does not look happy in the last picture. Ha.

Looks good though man.

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Unread 04-11-2013, 06:17 PM   #407
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Looks great man.
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Unread 05-29-2013, 06:18 AM   #408
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Did some crawlin at a hill climb a buddy of mine made at his house. Crawled right up it dry. It poured down rain all night and we hit it again and no one made it. I broke a short side inner shaft on my 44 already. Have to find a J10 axle for a replacement or order a custom made chromo from dutchman for 190....

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Unread 05-29-2013, 06:13 PM   #409
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Nice background music, Sage Francis is sick.

Sucks about the 44 shaft, was it a stocker? $190 isn't bad for a chromo, that's right around what the Yukon's go for. I got mine from Randy's, but went with the USA standard shafts instead of the Yukon's. When they showed up, they had Yukon tags on them with Yukon PN's, but for half the price. They're warrantied for a year too, I blew one of mine up on the second run and they sent me another one after showing them pictures of what was left of it.
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Unread 06-03-2013, 02:57 PM   #410
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Nice glad to hear about the warranty. I did not know that about Yukon's shafts, but their gears are the same way. From my understanding USA standard gears are all in the same tolerances and passed all the same tests as the Yukon gears, but they are just a little bit louder. I still have to pull the broken shaft out which I will probably do tomorrow and then order mine. I have found a J10 front driver inner on Yukons website but not sure if it is the correct length, they want $120 for it but I think I have a different year axle than the shafts for.
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Unread 06-08-2013, 02:17 PM   #411
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Was going to order the Novak cable shifter but decided to try to fab up something on my own before I dropped $180 on that. Bought two 7/16 rod ends from mcmastercarr, used a chevy t case tab which points up instead of down like the jeep tabs and then had to make a new tab for the shifter lever, lengthed that one by an inch or so and clocked it to be parallel to the ground at 2wd. It shifts great now, it went into 4 lo so easily I thought it was broken. I've never been able to just glide it into 4 lo, I have always had to yank as hard as I could on the shifter. I'd say I came out better with this costing $15 than the $180 from novak.


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Unread 06-08-2013, 02:44 PM   #412
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Hehe McMastercarr, we order all out parts at work from them haha
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Unread 06-08-2013, 03:40 PM   #413
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Lucky. That method won't work for me with the ax15 since its shorter in length :/
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Unread 06-21-2013, 04:27 PM   #414
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Ahh yeah thats unfortunate.. I'm glad I got it done, I have gotten really fed up with climbing underneath it to get into 4lo.

Got solid diff covers in for me and some guys in my club, got mine for the 44 and 8.8. Also got some tube inserts in to make new links for the rear lowers. Replacing the links I have now that are from a TJ Rubicon Express long arm kit with 2" .25 wall dom and Currie Johnny Joints. Got new heims for one of my uppers as well thats shot.

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Unread 06-23-2013, 02:41 PM   #415
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Been having electrical problems, the VIC was resetting every time I started the Jeep among other things. Threw in a yellow top a buddy had laying around and its been running great. Going to get a Diehard Platinum next time they have a sale. I also got the 44 solid cover on, pulled my broken 44 shaft and measured it to order a new chromo. I replaced a heim in my trackbar that was shot and it got rid of a clunk in the front end, and I also cleaned out my rear brake pads and sanded them down and that got rid of a grinding noise I had when braking.


Also unrelated to my Jeep, but our club got some representation in this weeks episode of Dirt Every Day. We sent a shirt to Petersons and what do you know!
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Unread 06-24-2013, 04:52 PM   #416
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Blingin front end. Painted up the solid logo and my friends fabrication company logo.

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Unread 06-24-2013, 08:09 PM   #417
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Been having electrical problems, the VIC was resetting every time I started the Jeep among other things. Threw in a yellow top a buddy had laying around and its been running great. Going to get a Diehard Platinum next time they have a sale. I also got the 44 solid cover on, pulled my broken 44 shaft and measured it to order a new chromo. I replaced a heim in my trackbar that was shot and it got rid of a clunk in the front end, and I also cleaned out my rear brake pads and sanded them down and that got rid of a grinding noise I had when braking.


Also unrelated to my Jeep, but our club got some representation in this weeks episode of Dirt Every Day. We sent a shirt to Petersons and what do you know!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zGu7e7zGuQ
hell yeah this is getting posted in my thread!!
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Unread 07-07-2013, 03:06 PM   #418
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Just built new links for the rear with johnny joints on both ends. Also got a dutchman chromo for the front inner shaft I broke. I've got some Nitro 300m ujoints on the way I got for a good price too. After I get the ujoints and put the shaft in Im going to start building new coil posts for the rear with bumpstops and building shock hoops.
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Unread 07-08-2013, 07:31 PM   #419
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Got the new links in, my old RE ones are for sale if anyones interested.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 05:46 PM   #420
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Cut up the front to start building a bumper. The passenger side being all mangled up is gonna make this a fun fab job..

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