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post #46 of 157 Old 12-14-2010, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
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One side note about the U joints. They are greasable by needle grease fittings in the caps so they are solid and not cross drilled like typical greasable joints.


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post #47 of 157 Old 12-15-2010, 05:06 AM
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Thanks. Thants more info than I got from my vendor.
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post #48 of 157 Old 12-15-2010, 05:10 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks. Thants more info than I got from my vendor.
I asked the guy on the phone which seal went where, he said he didn't know but would find out for me!

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post #49 of 157 Old 12-15-2010, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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Installed the u joints in the new XJ shafts. Going to be getting installed on Monday along with the new 4.88 gears.
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post #50 of 157 Old 12-20-2010, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
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Wow got the Jeep fixed all up with 4.88's today Thanks for the great job Mike! What a huge difference in how this thing goes down the road! actually maintained 70 mph all the way home in 5th! One thing though, gonna really have to keep up with the maint. on the double cardon joint in the rear shaft. those few extra r's really accentuate the vibration it can make. I can always tell when it is needing another shot of grease! Not any pics of this mod all internal and done while I was away.

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post #51 of 157 Old 12-20-2010, 04:55 PM
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Your jeeps looking awesome. I like the setup and front fenders.

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post #52 of 157 Old 12-20-2010, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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Your jeeps looking awesome. I like the setup and front fenders.
Thanks Lou, been alot of fun to this point. Don't imagine that will change much!

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post #53 of 157 Old 12-20-2010, 08:10 PM Thread Starter
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Couple of pics of the external parts.
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post #54 of 157 Old 12-22-2010, 03:54 PM Thread Starter
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Just wanted to give an update on the gears. I pulled the rear ds last night and greased it up real good, Once that was done drove smooth as silk (for a jeep) Got give Mike some more Kudos, You can just feel when things are done "right" got a chance to lock it in and play in the snow last night and everything ran smooth and quiet. Some of the rightups I read about the usa standard gears said they were durable but were noticably louder than other aftermarket gears. If they are I can't hear them over the growl of the squirrels. I would definately recommend these for someone looking to do this upgrade and is somewhat budget minded. (these gear and master install kits were 375 shipped, Most brands cost that much just for the gears) Also there was a small bit of concern in the back of my mind about binding with the aussie locker in the front once I eliminated vacuum disco and installed the solid XJ axle. I do not notice any difference in how it drives or feels. The only thing different there is no 4wd light when I lock it in. But I know its already engaged so I dont have to have an idiot light to let me know!

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post #55 of 157 Old 12-29-2010, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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Bought a new lincoln 140 mig. Now I can get a bunch of stuff done!
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Nice Jeep..keep up the good work. With that welder you will get alot more done.. you will love it
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post #57 of 157 Old 12-29-2010, 07:50 PM Thread Starter
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Nice Jeep..keep up the good work. With that welder you will get alot more done.. you will love it
Thanks! got some small patches on the frame to do, Also want to move the front shock mount to the top of the axle tubes.

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post #58 of 157 Old 12-29-2010, 08:26 PM
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Great post, nice to see some YJ love. I really like the bit about taking a router to the tires. Very inventive and unique!

I'm two weeks into owning my YJ and frankly, alot of the discussion here is way over my head but that's what makes these threads go much fun to read. They're educational.
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Great post, nice to see some YJ love. I really like the bit about taking a router to the tires. Very inventive and unique!

I'm two weeks into owning my YJ and frankly, alot of the discussion here is way over my head but that's what makes these threads go much fun to read. They're educational.
Any questions you got don't hesitate to ask, I've only been at this for right about a year. I bought this YJ right around xmas last year. So I'm still learning too. I started ou thinking I would keep it mostly stock. That idea is long gone!

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post #60 of 157 Old 01-21-2011, 04:54 AM Thread Starter
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Ok old swampers are going bye bye! bought 6 almost brand new ones. I have two in my posession already and sending the money for the other four today.
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