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post #24346 of 41840 Old 04-11-2013, 08:13 PM
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You know someone that would buy them? 3.73 gears with less than 25k miles!
Id but the front off you if I lived there

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post #24347 of 41840 Old 04-11-2013, 08:15 PM
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Nope, she's staying for sure now! For about 1/4 the cost of a new one, mine will be far more capable and much more reliable...and I can work on it too! Not so much computer controlled crap!
Glad to hear it, I completely agree + the older body style with the steel fenders are cooler anyway. Too much plastic on a JK
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post #24348 of 41840 Old 04-11-2013, 08:20 PM
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You know someone that would buy them? 3.73 gears with less than 25k miles!
I want the front for the axles and carrier. I need spare axles if i snap one and when i regear to 4:88 i need the carrier.

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post #24349 of 41840 Old 04-11-2013, 08:31 PM
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Whelp make an offer on it! I'd prefer to be able to get rid of them both pretty quickly, but whatever.

The plan is to do a currie 4" with flat belly.

I won't be ready for 33" tires until at least mid summer(after lift is complete)

Figure it would be bet to start with the foundation of great axles, then build up from there. That way, I won't have to regear twice, or upgrade axles after the lift is installed, etc.

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post #24350 of 41840 Old 04-11-2013, 08:32 PM
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By the time I sourced and got factory D44s and built them, I would have been within a few hundred of the assemblies. But these came built, with a warranty!

The difference between stupidity and ignorance. Ignorance is doing something wrong and not knowing better. Stupidity is knowing better, but doing it anyway. Don't be stupid!
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post #24351 of 41840 Old 04-11-2013, 08:36 PM
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No, I was running a Warn gas tank skid and a RE trackbar. I had a couple of choices, I could have pulled the rear axle forward a little bit but it was centered at full bump. I could have reworked the axle side trackbar mount but then there was no guarantees that the trackbar would fit. In the end, I wound up cutting and welding the RE trackbar to get it to work.

I was working with what I had and there are better choices out there. Currie's trackbar is a good option. Savvy makes a gas tank skid that can be moved back a little for a little extra clearance. The combination of them both would have probably made my issue a non-issue. Even as it sat, the diff cover hit the gas tank skid during hard articulation. I just hit the gas tank skid with a grinder where it hit. I didn't take off much metal but enough that they didn't contact anymore.

Edit: Who is doing the Ox install?
I wanted to have Adams do it but they refused to install Ox lockers. I ended up going with 4WD. Not my first choice but they do have a 36,000 mile/ 3 year warranty which is a plus.

Thanks for the info on the clearance. I have a new savvy tank skid in the living room waiting to be installed so I should be safe. I didn't realize it also provided some clearance in the back for the diff.
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post #24352 of 41840 Old 04-11-2013, 08:39 PM
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By the time I sourced and got factory D44s and built them, I would have been within a few hundred of the assemblies. But these came built, with a warranty!


Yes but the warranty starts from the day that you buy them... not the day that you start using them. So I suggest that you get some Khris type motivation. You should already have that puppy up on jack stands!!!

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I wanted to have Adams do it but they refused to install Ox lockers. I ended up going with 4WD. Not my first choice but they do have a 36,000 mile/ 3 year warranty which is a plus.

Thanks for the info on the clearance. I have a new savvy tank skid in the living room waiting to be installed so I should be safe. I didn't realize it also provided some clearance in the back for the diff.
Why won't Adams install Ox lockers? Did they say?
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post #24354 of 41840 Old 04-11-2013, 10:58 PM
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You should already have that puppy up on jack stands!!!
Passenger side engine cage, shock mount/hoop done tonight. Should pickup some misc intake stuff tomorrow that I hopefully can make work and have the whole engine cage buttoned up sat morning.

Power, what did you get done today?

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Why won't Adams install Ox lockers? Did they say?
Dave I thought that I heard somewhere that it had to do with the cable adjustment. They did not want to do something that the customer could screw up by adjusting the cable wrong then try to blame them for a bad install.

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Yes but the warranty starts from the day that you buy them... not the day that you start using them. So I suggest that you get some Khris type motivation. You should already have that puppy up on jack stands!!!
He doesn't have to worry about that...he knows somebody who knows somebody

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Power, what did you get done today?
Got up, picked my axles, unloaded axles(by myself) held photo shoot with my axles, posted on the forums about my axles, installed wheels on my axles, caressed and drooled on my axles, went to work, did some more posting and fantasizing about my axles....etc. so yeah, I did a lot too! HA! Lol

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Dave I thought that I heard somewhere that it had to do with the cable adjustment. They did not want to do something that the customer could screw up by adjusting the cable wrong then try to blame them for a bad install.
Hmm, interesting... It's really not that hard. I could see if they had issues routing the cable. That might be a reason not to do the install. But the adjustment is pretty straightforward. Routing... not so much.
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post #24359 of 41840 Old 04-12-2013, 01:16 AM
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Hey guys, I am looking at a 1998 awd, ZJ. I am not 100% sure but I believe that the vc maybe going bad. Does anyone know how to swap it out? I did a search, but i couldn't find anything on how to do that? I could be way off base, but when making tight turns, like a u-turn, I can hear something that sounds like the front differential is locked. Sounds kinda like a rear end with welded spider gears taking a turn. Tell me what you think. This won't scare me away as the purchase of a new vc is only $350 and hopefully problem solved.
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post #24360 of 41840 Old 04-12-2013, 01:18 AM
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Got up, picked my axles, unloaded axles(by myself) held photo shoot with my axles, posted on the forums about my axles, installed wheels on my axles, caressed and drooled on my axles, went to work, did some more posting and fantasizing about my axles....etc. so yeah, I did a lot too! HA! Lol
Rofl! You sound like me the day i got my XJ! And i have an idea for you. WJ knuckles.... Bigger rotors and calipers. Just sayin'.

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