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post #1 of 20 Old 01-13-2013, 10:22 AM Thread Starter
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Wj New Member 157! Build thread started!

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/.../#post15103940

Here's my build thread check it out and comment!! lots of pictures of my old rig, my 2nd girlfriend (the bike) and my current stock WJ.

I'm Will btw, I go to UVU as a freshman, and I'm dying to get wheeling again! I also plan on attending some wheeling sessions with you guys once I get my dub up in the air, and I'm gonna get some stickers to rep!


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post #2 of 20 Old 01-13-2013, 04:01 PM
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The bronco was cool, but you will enjoy how comfy the dub feels on the trails...especially with long arms.

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Yeah im looking forward to it! Hopefully a much smoother ride, plus having solid axles and varilock. Im just concerned it will look small on 33s but im not willing to go to 35s on stock gears

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post #4 of 20 Old 01-14-2013, 02:19 PM
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I ran 35's with 3.73's for a few years before I geared. It wasn't too bad with the v8.

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post #5 of 20 Old 01-14-2013, 06:44 PM
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I ran 35's with 3.73's for a few years before I geared. It wasn't too bad with the v8.
Yeah, about the only real down fall was not having the speedo corrected - which would have helped with shift points, among other things.

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Yeah, I imagine it would be livable, I think when my 33's wear out, I will maybe do gears, and truss the 30 and run 35's... I was looking at getting 4.23 gears I saw, not sure if they make them for the dana 44a, or the different splined dana 30, but I think that would be about the perfect ratio for 35's

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4.56's IMO. The revs aren't too high for highway driving, and it gives you the power back on the road. I don't think anything is made for the 44HD between the 4.10 and 4.56 ratios.

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4.56's IMO. The revs aren't too high for highway driving, and it gives you the power back on the road. I don't think anything is made for the 44HD between the 4.10 and 4.56 ratios.
What are your rpms at highway speeds (65-70), and what transmission do you have?

I want 35's, but it's gonna have to wait at least a year or so probably.. plus I got a set of 4 pro comp mt's for $650, not bad for 33 mud terrains!
I got a speeding ticket in a construction zone the other day though... between that and traffic school that sets me back $300 on my plans, not a big deal, but it might put me 2 weeks back depending on the size of my tax return!

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545 trans. I think the rpm's are still below 2k at that 70, I will have to check.

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545 trans. I think the rpm's are still below 2k at that 70, I will have to check.
It's a little above 2k. At stock tires/gear ratio, it would be right at 2k @ 70

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so 4.56 is probably the perfect ratio, I will definately be moving up to those gears when I do 35's! My 33's should be here friday, and my tax return should be here within a couple weeks after that, then I'll order my lift! I have enough right now, but I want a lot of extra in the bank

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I would stick with stock gears with the 33's, move to 4.56 with 35's.

On my way into SL this morning...Using the stock tach, and my phones GPS...

65 MPH = just under 2000 RPM
70 MPH = right at 2100 RPM

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I ran 33's on 3.73 it was okay. Not great, but okay. I geared to 4.56 on 33's and loved it. I think in the WJ's 4.56 is a must for 33's and up. But like Will said, if your just going to 33's now. Go ahead and get them and then upgrade the gears later.

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alright made a new build thread my old one got cluttered and i accidentally deleted it haha link is the new one up top and here http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/.../#post15103940

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Oh yeah and I'll give someone an internet high 5 if they can name the 2 trails in the pictures of my Bronco

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