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post #616 of Old 06-07-2011, 07:10 PM Thread Starter
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post #617 of Old 06-07-2011, 07:13 PM
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Anyone got some words on advice:

Trying to quantify the cost of an axle regear + bearings + lockers
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post #618 of Old 06-07-2011, 09:29 PM
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What do you want to do? With that 4 banger I would put a couple of lunch box lockers in it and run it. I ran tru locks in a 350SB powered CJ7 with 37" tires, NP435 4 speed, and a Dana 300 TC, never had an issue.

If the plan is to add more power, I would look into a G2 D44 with a OX/ARB 4WD parts Has them at about 2500 figure gears bearing locker labor if needed is at or near there But added piece of mind with a D44.
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post #619 of Old 06-07-2011, 10:30 PM
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Doubt I would ever go bigger than 35's with this jeep, especially without built axles. Seems like a waste and just asking for trouble with an old jeep.

But I guess I'm saving time and money by flight everything at once.
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post #620 of Old 06-08-2011, 08:23 AM
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Ran a lockright in my old CJ7 and once you got used to it's on road habits it was great and never had an issue. It was noisy but that was just a reminder that I'd upgraded the jeeps capabilities.

On my current TJ I'm juggling the difference between just putting some aftermarket axles in mine along with a lockright vs. Explorer 8.8 swap with regear to match the front and locker. It's a pretty substantial price difference not to mention my lack of labor motivation in making the 8.8 fit. I've got till fall though to figure it out most likely.
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post #621 of Old 06-08-2011, 11:02 AM
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An axle swap would be more enticing except living in an apartment...no where to work and can't leave half a jeep in the parking lot.

At the same time dumping a lot of money into axles makes them nice and strong, but everything else on the jeep is 12 years and 134k miles old
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post #622 of Old 06-08-2011, 11:24 AM
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Yep, I'm tossing the same issues back and forth! Slide in some superior axles and toss in a lunchbox... Can do it fairly cheap and in a day vs. quite a bit of fab work. Luckily I have a garage and am capable of doing it... It's just a matter of how far I really want to dive in. I'm already on 35's with 4.56 gears. I do need to do a SYE sooner then later too though. I'm sick of staring at that lowered skidplate.
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post #623 of Old 06-08-2011, 01:30 PM
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I know, mine is dropped like 2 inches and I hate it, but it allowed me to lift for cheaper. And actually I don't think I've gotten hung up on it yet.

But I'm not changing it until I have the money for a sye, new driveshaft, and belly up lift, that way I can do it all at once and the right way
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post #624 of Old 06-11-2011, 10:12 AM
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ok so the time has come again for me to ATTEMPT to get a run together....

i will be in town next weekend and the follwing week until thur. (june 17-23)

i am busy fri and sat due to my brothers wedding and of course sun is fathers day.

is there any people on here that dont work during the week or have a day off during the week and want to go wheeling? i want to make a run to logandale.

the more the merrier.

let me know guys....

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post #625 of Old 06-11-2011, 10:41 AM
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ok so the time has come again for me to ATTEMPT to get a run together....

i will be in town next weekend and the follwing week until thur. (june 17-23)

i am busy fri and sat due to my brothers wedding and of course sun is fathers day.

is there any people on here that dont work during the week or have a day off during the week and want to go wheeling? i want to make a run to logandale.

the more the merrier.

let me know guys....

chris
Man I wish I could but I'm only a Fri-Sun wheeler. And I'm headed back to TX that weekend for Fathers day. Hopefully some peeps will chime in.
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post #626 of Old 06-12-2011, 09:07 AM
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yea i hope someone wants to get together otherwise im not gonna tow the jeep all the way up there to not go out.

i understand its hard to get people together during the week but that just happens to be when i'll be in vegas

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post #627 of Old 06-12-2011, 05:01 PM
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Anyone here rocking home made quick discos?
Hey I've got some Nth degree dicos that I would let go cheap. I used them a little but have since installed an Antirock. PM me if you are interested.
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post #628 of Old 06-13-2011, 11:31 AM
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Hey was wondering if anybody out there would like to help me install some new springs on my ZJ.

I'm having the hardest time with these things lol

So if your bored and are free please help a fellow Vegas Jeeper.

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what's kicking your butt with them? There might be something simple you're forgetting that we can just tell you right here online to make your life easier!
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post #630 of Old 06-13-2011, 12:04 PM
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I can't get the axle to droop anymore. I've disconnected the shocks, brake line bracket. These springs are "SUPPOSEDLY" 4-4.5" long compared to just having my 2" BB

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