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Unread 07-26-2012, 05:21 PM   #14086
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This still needs the actual axle shaft, complete 3rd member and brakes along with the labor to add the truss and for just this SINGLE housing we're already over your $300 mark. All said and done this is going to be one $2000 axle, not a pair...
Apples and oranges my friend.

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Unread 07-26-2012, 05:26 PM   #14087
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No, I'm just laughing at the fact that a pair of axles is $300 and that's too much. Are you building a yugo? I can barely get an axle shaft for ANY AXLE ANYWHERE for less then $100 let alone 3 axle shafts, 2 housings, 4 brakes, 2 complete functioning center sections all in usable condition to go with it for $300.

I'm obviously in the wrong hobbies!!! Hell, an axle for my Mazda 3 is more then $300 and that's just one side...


BTW, I already got bored with my expo so I started messing with it...


j/k!!!
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Unread 07-26-2012, 05:35 PM   #14088
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Just sold an empty A-body 8 3/4 housing and a B-body open 355 8 3/4 rear for 300! Two complete axle assemblies for 300 is good, especially I they are bolt up and go. Dana 44 rear or front for tj is more that 300 for one!
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Unread 07-26-2012, 05:36 PM   #14089
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Yeah I mean up in WA I could get whole axles (D30,D35) for 50$ each all day long and for a 44 your looking at 100-200$ but here people want a lot for their "gold".
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Unread 07-26-2012, 05:46 PM   #14090
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BTW, ZJ... I'm not sure what the technical term is for that part on that shaft is but I know what you're talking about. From what you typed though, it sounds like Adams is the way to go. James over there won't do you wrong! Plus if that little Dodge D50 they had in there yesterday is still there it's worth the drive just to check that thing out! Not often you see a turbo'd v8 mini truck with the power in the bed!!!

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Unread 07-26-2012, 05:52 PM   #14091
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No, I'm just laughing at the fact that a pair of axles is $300 and that's too much. Are you building a yugo? I can barely get an axle shaft for ANY AXLE ANYWHERE for less then $100 let alone 3 axle shafts, 2 housings, 4 brakes, 2 complete functioning center sections all in usable condition to go with it for $300.

I'm obviously in the wrong hobbies!!! Hell, an axle for my Mazda 3 is more then $300 and that's just one side...

BTW, I already got bored with my expo so I started messing with it...

j/k!!!


Yeah I have heard quite a few 'wait....300 for both axles and everything?' Comments.

Its not a Yugo but its essentially farm equipment. Haha
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Unread 07-26-2012, 06:02 PM   #14092
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Yeah I probably will just go to adams.

Now how do you tell if your u-joints are bad and if the swivel ball thing is bad?
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Unread 07-26-2012, 06:45 PM   #14093
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Yeah I probably will just go to adams.

Now how do you tell if your u-joints are bad and if the swivel ball thing is bad?
Usually called the cv centering ball.

Here you go:

http://www.stu-offroad.com/axle/driv...iveshaft-6.htm
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:11 PM   #14094
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:16 PM   #14095
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I wish axles were $300 just my rear shafts were that.

Price this puppy...and its ONLY the 3rd member for my front axle http://truehi9.com/Prices.html

Just for S&G mine has 35spline ARB, solid spacer, and shipping is $110 anywhere....do the math.
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:19 PM   #14096
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you people with your fancy, reliable, capable jeeps!
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:28 PM   #14097
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:32 PM   #14098
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Oh and if anyone needs a spare or rebuilder driveshaft, I have an old stock TJ one, tube is dented, boot is torn. Price is free!
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:33 PM   #14099
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:39 PM   #14100
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You beat me to it, I just opened the mag and saw the picture. At first I thought you wanted us to see the article on page 36 ha ha
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