diff cleaning - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > General Technical Discussions > General Jeep & Off-Road Equipment > diff cleaning

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineRough Country Jeep Suspension Deals at Rockridge 4WD!Engo winches available at www.rockridge4wd.com! Free shipp

Reply
Unread 01-01-2004, 09:23 AM   #1
LOCKED UP
Senior Web Wheeler
 
LOCKED UP's Avatar
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Close to Austin, TX
Posts: 3,878
diff cleaning

SO whats the best thing to use to clean out a front diff.


Working on one that blew up the R&P so there's lots of little metal chunks in there......

__________________
... an no sidewindin' bushwackin', hornswagglin' cracker croaker is gonna rouin me bishen cutter.

98 XJ
LOCKED UP is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-01-2004, 10:56 AM   #2
Jerry Bransford
Do it right or not at all
 
Jerry Bransford's Avatar
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Escondido, California, California
Posts: 60,356
I use an aerosol brake cleaner to flush mine out each time I have the diff cover off. It works really well because of the pressure and volume of cleaner that gets sprayed really helps to insure you're rinsing out all the metal particulates.
__________________
Getting Savvy...

Coolest offroad magazine ever! CRAWL Magazine

When you have a choice, buy American.

Jerry Bransford is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-01-2004, 11:34 AM   #3
LOCKED UP
Senior Web Wheeler
 
LOCKED UP's Avatar
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Close to Austin, TX
Posts: 3,878
Thanks ...



I think they should add an "Ask Jerry" section to the forum


You always seem to answer whatever I post in here
__________________
... an no sidewindin' bushwackin', hornswagglin' cracker croaker is gonna rouin me bishen cutter.

98 XJ
LOCKED UP is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-01-2004, 12:08 PM   #4
MSHarnett
Broke Bogger
 
MSHarnett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: , PA
Posts: 8,576
Haha, I get it now, Ask Jerry, like Ask Jeeves. Ok I'm an idiot .

Any way Patrick, Just so you know, there are two kinds of brake cleaners that I have seen. I think one is chlorinated or something. I guess the one of them isn't sold in many places cause its harmful, but suposidly its the best to clean. I'm just going by what I've heard, so you know how that goes.

As Jerry said, they have pressure, and boy does it stick. Make sure your its well ventalated and you wear glasses. Its shoots everywhere and one good wiff of it is enough to make you hurl.

What the heck are you asking questions like this for anyway. Your like the XJ idol to all of us little guys.
__________________
Matt
MSHarnett is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-01-2004, 01:28 PM   #5
LOCKED UP
Senior Web Wheeler
 
LOCKED UP's Avatar
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Close to Austin, TX
Posts: 3,878
Quote:
Originally Posted by MSHarnett

What the heck are you asking questions like this for anyway. Your like the XJ idol to all of us little guys.
I'm working on a d30 that had some damage to it's gears so it's a little nasty in there
__________________
... an no sidewindin' bushwackin', hornswagglin' cracker croaker is gonna rouin me bishen cutter.

98 XJ
LOCKED UP is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-02-2004, 09:48 PM   #6
TexasBlakeWFO
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Corpus Christi, Tx
Posts: 169
Brake clean, a scraper, and some rags took all this crap out of my Dana 60.

__________________
http://www.lonestar4x4.net
http://www.texasbbqrub.com
http://www.wfo-offroad.com
TexasBlakeWFO is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 01-03-2004, 09:23 AM   #7
LOCKED UP
Senior Web Wheeler
 
LOCKED UP's Avatar
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Close to Austin, TX
Posts: 3,878
Thats about what the catch in this d30 looked like ... and all just from a few chipped teeth on the ring
__________________
... an no sidewindin' bushwackin', hornswagglin' cracker croaker is gonna rouin me bishen cutter.

98 XJ
LOCKED UP is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.