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Unread 01-14-2014, 03:11 PM   #766
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How much clearance do you have between your rear axle and gas tank when flexed?
Haven't really looked at it flexed up but I know I haven't ever hit it. There is plenty of room. The only issue I could see happening is it hit my tank skid, because it sticks a little past the actual tank. If it ever does hit I'll just trim some out of the skid and it will be fine. I took a pic for ya though of the distance between the two sitting on the ground.



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Unread 01-14-2014, 08:52 PM   #767
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Awesome! Thank you. I'm looking at swapping some s10 full leafs in my jeep.
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Unread 01-14-2014, 09:13 PM   #768
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Awesome! Thank you. I'm looking at swapping some s10 full leafs in my jeep.
If you weren't so far away you could just buy my axles lol
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Unread 01-15-2014, 02:30 PM   #769
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True! But I'm about 6,000 miles away.... What axles are you putting under it?
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Unread 01-15-2014, 05:34 PM   #770
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True! But I'm about 6,000 miles away.... What axles are you putting under it?
Im doing a 65" WMS HP44/60 8 lug swap and hopefully some 37s. Trying to have them done by April but we'll see about that..
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Unread 01-15-2014, 09:52 PM   #771
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Im doing a 65" WMS HP44/60 8 lug swap and hopefully some 37s. Trying to have them done by April but we'll see about that..
Very nice. Can't wait to see it
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Unread 01-16-2014, 05:09 AM   #772
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Very nice. Can't wait to see it
Yessir I can't wait either!
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Unread 01-22-2014, 12:39 PM   #773
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Alright well I sold my axles...kinda. So will be starting up on the axle swap here soon. My dad is the one that ended up buying my axles for his Jeep. He is paying me half and I have to get the other half out of his old axles.. Which is very doable do to the fact that he has the factory Dana 44 and 3.73s. So hopefully will be getting a move on here in the next few months and most likely done before April for the OSCAR trip with Offroadsc.com.
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Unread 01-22-2014, 08:26 PM   #774
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hey man, still reading this thread haha, im xjgrason on instagram... you go to gulches so much, after i get my sliders on and these relocation brackets settled im going, you down?
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Unread 01-23-2014, 10:16 AM   #775
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hey man, still reading this thread haha, im xjgrason on instagram... you go to gulches so much, after i get my sliders on and these relocation brackets settled im going, you down?
Idk yet.. I'll have to see whats going on. Right now I'm only focused on the Harlan trip in April right now
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Unread 02-03-2014, 04:29 PM   #776
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Picked up some 8 lug stuff today.. Will be ordering gears and bearings tomorrow. Hopefully can have all the parts I need by the end of the month and can build and install during the month of march in time for Harlan.

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Unread 02-07-2014, 09:44 PM   #777
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Got some 37s yesterday.. Goodyear Military MTRs. Got them for a decent price with about 95% tread left so I'm happy. Yes they are a little harder then most other off road tires but they'll get me rolling till I can order something better. As for the gears and bearings for the HP44, I was going to order them Tuesday but after some noise in the front end of my truck and a trip to my mechanic turns out I need all 4 new ball joints so that took priority. So have to hold off for a little bit on all of that. However! I should be starting a new job monday, on my 21st birthday , But I should be bringing in a steady pay check again! So I'm extremely excited about it!

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Unread 02-10-2014, 10:59 AM   #778
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Happy Birthday to me!!!!!!! 21st at that!

In other news picked up some humvee locks yesterday.. Since they have a major amount of backspacing.. I am just going to run some spacers till i can either get these re-centered or buy some already re-centered. I think with the large backspacing and the wider axles if i run a spacer I might come out at the same track with I have now with stock axles.. Which i am ok with for the time being.. Really just looking for these to get me rolling without dumping a ton of $$$$ into tires and wheels.

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Unread 02-20-2014, 08:31 PM   #779
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Got my gears and bearings today! Was going to order a spool but a buddy of mine has a Detroit that needs a little work that he's going to sell me cheap. All the work I've had to do on my truck lately has really put a damper on the axles. So I'm going to be cutting it close for having them done before April but hopefully I can get them done.

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Unread 02-26-2014, 10:09 PM   #780
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Solved my carrier issue today. Detroit! Just needs a side gear and she'll be good as new!

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