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post #1 of 8 Old 01-19-2003, 06:23 PM Thread Starter
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Test Run @ the slabs

I towed jay's jeep out to the slabs for a little test run after the build up. He broke a front pinion yoke fairly early so we baja'd around in 2wd. Still a fun trip though, here are the pics












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post #2 of 8 Old 01-19-2003, 08:29 PM
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Re: Test Run @ the slabs

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I towed jay's jeep out to the slabs for a little test run after the build up. He broke a front pinion yoke fairly early so we baja'd around in 2wd. Still a fun trip though, here are the pics
That's a little more than a broke front pinion yoke .. its completely missing!!!!

Cool pics overall!

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post #5 of 8 Old 01-20-2003, 12:11 PM
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Any idea why the yoke let go? What size yoke was it?.. 1350? Did it take the driveshaft with it? That actually looks like a pretty clean break... and the rest of the pics definately look like you had fun. Super nice rig!!

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jay can shine a little more lite on this but here is a quick run down of why the yoke broke. All the parts were brand new including the yoke. Jay is running a really beefy driveshaft from High Angle Driveline, the shaft and u joint were unaffected by the break. The break happened because the front axle was experienceing really bad axle wrap (42s and 117:1 crawl will do that) and bound up the drive shaft, the u joint and drive shaft were so strong that the pinion yoke let go.

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I love that YJ. You need to put those pics in the "Suspension Articulation" thread.

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post #8 of 8 Old 01-20-2003, 04:44 PM
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Man.. that makes me want to go full width D60's and 38-40 inch TSL's! Okay, you've convinced me. I'll start on it this Spring..

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