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post #22411 of 40278 Old 07-01-2011, 01:24 PM
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Hey Joe, what travel coilovers did you go with, 12"?? Seems that 12 and 14 are the strokes used.

I think for my application the 12 seems fine, looks like your build is coming along very nicely, at least you wont have to worry about breaking axles anytime soon, unless maybe your putting in a Supercharged 502 on nitrous with 40" tires with 5 shots of Crown in ya, lol.

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Yep, 12".

Steering is my next concern. I'm hearing mixed results when using high steer arms by themselves without reinforcement for the knuckles. So a "custom" set-up will more than like be built.

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post #22412 of 40278 Old 07-01-2011, 07:22 PM
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what axle are you going to be beeffing up? and what gears are you going to be using with the 241 TC?
The axles are going in the front D44 in Jimmy's, testing a new setup for Superior, will be running 4:56 gears

The clutch kit/flywheel is going in mine, it's so bad now that Jeep won't move, seriously smoked it
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post #22413 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 01:16 AM
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The clutch kit/flywheel is going in mine, it's so bad now that Jeep won't move, seriously smoked it
thats because it has those silly round headlights....


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post #22414 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 11:03 AM
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If anyone else is in Big Bear this weekend I will be out playing on John Bull and Gold Mountain today.
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post #22415 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 11:38 AM
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Anyone interested on organizing a run for sunday or Monday?

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post #22416 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 12:36 PM
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ok need some input from my local buddies.

i have a 4.10 D30 in my garage that im cleaning up to throw under my hoopty for whenever i have the funds to do my 4.11 8.8 swap,

now the question. the 30 in my garage is open and i have a spartan LL in my 3.55 30 under my rig. my question is if you think i can just pull the locker and thow it into the new axle.

i have 2 choices.

1. leave the locker in and try to sell the whole 30 assembly and use the cash earned to buy a new spartan for the other axle. that route will leave me open until i get rid of the old and order the new.

2. pull the locker, throw it in and put the old 30 spider gears back in and sell it as an open D30 and just pocket the earnings off of that.

i like route number 2 the best.

what are your thoughts?

the spartan was only put in in Dec 2010 and has only about 7-10 trail rides on it. so it is still extremely new

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post #22417 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 01:05 PM
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ok need some input from my local buddies.

i have a 4.10 D30 in my garage that im cleaning up to throw under my hoopty for whenever i have the funds to do my 4.11 8.8 swap,

now the question. the 30 in my garage is open and i have a spartan LL in my 3.55 30 under my rig. my question is if you think i can just pull the locker and thow it into the new axle.

i have 2 choices.

1. leave the locker in and try to sell the whole 30 assembly and use the cash earned to buy a new spartan for the other axle. that route will leave me open until i get rid of the old and order the new.

2. pull the locker, throw it in and put the old 30 spider gears back in and sell it as an open D30 and just pocket the earnings off of that.

i like route number 2 the best.

what are your thoughts?

the spartan was only put in in Dec 2010 and has only about 7-10 trail rides on it. so it is still extremely new

-chris
you will never get out of the spartan what you put into it $$ wise. nobody will ever buy anything used for the price they could get it new.

as long as it will fit the new axle. remember you are now past the carrier break (3.73) so It may be impossible.

contact spartan to find out for sure.

but provided that works out I say throw it in the new 30, put the old spiders back in the old 30 and sell that bad boy.
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post #22418 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 01:29 PM
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you will never get out of the spartan what you put into it $$ wise. nobody will ever buy anything used for the price they could get it new.

as long as it will fit the new axle. remember you are now past the carrier break (3.73) so It may be impossible.

contact spartan to find out for sure.

but provided that works out I say throw it in the new 30, put the old spiders back in the old 30 and sell that bad boy.
when i bought the locker i never had to specify my gear ratio. i wonder if it matters in the 30. hmmmmmm.....

good news is i did keep the spiders and everything we took out of the original 30 when you helped me throw the spartan in...


EDIT: so after searching around a little bit i am finding that lunchbox lockers are NOT affected by gears or carrier break. i hope this is true

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post #22419 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 03:50 PM
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Yeah I was about to say, a Lunchbox just goes inside the carrier. Gear ratio and break don't matter

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post #22420 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 06:01 PM
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when i bought the locker i never had to specify my gear ratio. i wonder if it matters in the 30. hmmmmmm.....

good news is i did keep the spiders and everything we took out of the original 30 when you helped me throw the spartan in...


EDIT: so after searching around a little bit i am finding that lunchbox lockers are NOT affected by gears or carrier break. i hope this is true

throw it in the new one and forget about it

Completely stock, and keeping it that way...

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Yea, and I thought it was one of the 11 Commandments:
11) Thou shalt love, cherish, and honor till death, thine square headlights above all other earthy things sayith the Lord.
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post #22422 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 06:06 PM
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You guys missed out today.

Looks like someone needed some rock sliders BEFORE they went wheeling? Looks high centered...

Anyway its still (fun) even when you break stuff..
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post #22423 of 40278 Old 07-02-2011, 06:13 PM
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Looks like someone needed some rock sliders BEFORE they went wheeling? Looks high centered...

Anyway its still even when you break stuff..
I have sliders in my garage ready to go but I have been waiting for after my v8 and axle swap, I should probably not wait to much longer or they wont fit.

That was at the end of John Bull trail and I wanted more rocks so I was taking the hardest lines I could find and got high centered twice in five minutes. See what happenes when I get bored.
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throw it in the new one and forget about it
looks like thats what im gonna do. thanks fot the input

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You guys missed out today.
looks like you had a blast.

i wanna run John bull some day. do you have anymore pics from the trail?


i thought you were starting the 5.9 and axle swap a while ago. you still collecting parts or just busy?

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