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Unread 12-07-2011, 09:42 PM   #16
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how about some picts of pulling logs off the pile and cutting some wood. Arent you and your girl up at scott G's place . If this is you post some new picts of the jeep. otown
Yes, tons of pics on my photobucket..

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Srry only just saw your post

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Unread 12-08-2011, 08:59 AM   #17
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Eric are you around oneonta still or have you shipped out. getting ready to start my yj winter build. did you get any time in the woods for the big game season..luke and i wanted to get you out for a day afield lokkin for a big buck.keep intouch when you ship out .
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Unread 12-08-2011, 09:20 AM   #18
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Nah, havnt gotten **** hunting yet, seen alot of doe...dont ship out till jan 30, right now the jeeps gettign gears set at draken offroad....if you need any help with that yj lemme know
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Most of all thanks too Ian Johnson and the xtreme off-road crew for all their work, and 4 wheel to heal for their part in it too.
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Unread 12-08-2011, 04:59 PM   #19
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im going to start my tear down next week ive been shopping for parts and pieces still looking for the d2 8.8 ford rear . Im ready to pull the front end off and the tub besides cleaning the shop out a little for some extra room.
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Unread 12-08-2011, 05:36 PM   #20
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im going to start my tear down next week ive been shopping for parts and pieces still looking for the d2 8.8 ford rear . Im ready to pull the front end off and the tub besides cleaning the shop out a little for some extra room.
Go with the 42, open 4.10 and drop in a locker.
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Unread 12-08-2011, 06:34 PM   #21
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im not sure if a lunch box in the rear will be good for me if you ment a ARB its not in this build budget. . i was hoping for a ls factory 8.8 and a lunch box up front on this set up. ive never been impressed with rear lockers while daily driving in the winter snow like todays 4 inches .ive been watching the local u pullit for new wrecks weekly. is there a better mid ranged priced rear limited slip/locker you know of for DD application?.im open to suggestions from others experience .
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Unread 12-08-2011, 07:44 PM   #22
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im not sure if a lunch box in the rear will be good for me if you ment a ARB its not in this build budget. . i was hoping for a ls factory 8.8 and a lunch box up front on this set up. ive never been impressed with rear lockers while daily driving in the winter snow like todays 4 inches .ive been watching the local u pullit for new wrecks weekly. is there a better mid ranged priced rear limited slip/locker you know of for DD application?.im open to suggestions from others experience .
My DD is not my Jeep but both vehicles have front and rear lunchbox lockers. We don't get as much snow as you guys do in NY but neither vehicle has let me down in any weather, even 2-3 feet of snow. Your plan sounds fine, but the 8.8 is tough to find with that combo and nothing beats a locker. With a lunchbox in either axle, you're going to slide around more but you'll get stuck a lot less.
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Ill let you know how i like my rear lunchbox once its done getting geared and installed
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Unread 12-08-2011, 07:50 PM   #24
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Although I recommend F&R lockers, a front locker and open rear will still get you through a good bit. Here's my jeep a few years ago with only a front locker, 4" lift, and 33s, no other modifications:

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Ill let you know how i like my rear lunchbox once its done getting geared and installed
With an auto trans and longer wheelbase, it'll be less noticeable than in a Wrangler.
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Unread 12-09-2011, 06:11 AM   #25
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short wheel base is what was what was bugging me about puting front and rear lockers.if the wife or daughter has to drive as a backup vehicle was my concern in the winter weather .i may go open diff in the rear with the 8.8 at first if i cant find the d2.searching for the needle in the haystack i guess thanks for the feed back .when i start the teardown for my build i will keep everyone posted with picts.this is going to be a great winter project. thanks
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Unread 12-09-2011, 11:31 AM   #26
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short wheel base is what was what was bugging me about puting front and rear lockers.if the wife or daughter has to drive as a backup vehicle was my concern in the winter weather .i may go open diff in the rear with the 8.8 at first if i cant find the d2.searching for the needle in the haystack i guess thanks for the feed back .when i start the teardown for my build i will keep everyone posted with picts.this is going to be a great winter project. thanks
Have you ever used car-part.com? I just found this in NY:

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Ford Explorer 4.10 LOCKER,4.0,AT 4X4 CODE D2 46,000 A L04028 $275.03 Cahill's Auto Parts USA-NY(Hoosick) E-mail 1-800-686-5644
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Unread 12-09-2011, 12:26 PM   #27
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i will call them thanks for the info
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