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View Poll Results: To lengthen or not to lengthen and how to go about it?
Leave it be with rear axle 6" wider 2 8.33%
Add 2" adapters to the front making the difference only 2" total 7 29.17%
Add 3" adapters to the front making the axles the same length 2 8.33%
You have no business owning this Cherokee. Drive it off of a cliff immediately! 9 37.50%
Other - please specify 4 16.67%
Voters: 24. You may not vote on this poll

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Unread 03-03-2013, 09:48 PM   #61
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Unread 03-03-2013, 09:49 PM   #62
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Looks very clean......maybe TOO clean

I'm curious to all of those people that are telling me not to do adapters or spacers.... what backspacing are you running on YOUR Jeeps? hhhhmmmmm?
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Unread 03-03-2013, 10:04 PM   #63
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-19mm on stock 30, 35
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Unread 03-03-2013, 10:19 PM   #64
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She cleans up nice cuz she started nice... and I'm an auto detailer with OCD!! But she gets messed up too

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Unread 03-06-2013, 02:45 AM   #65
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I think running spacers up front is a bad idea. not because of scrub radius, but because they create a lot more leverage on the balljoints, studs, shafts, etc.


just sell the waggy 44, go find a f150 4x4 with a HP44, it will match your rear axle in width and bolt pattern.
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Unread 03-06-2013, 04:30 AM   #66
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I think running spacers up front is a bad idea. not because of scrub radius, but because they create a lot more leverage on the balljoints, studs, shafts, etc.

just sell the waggy 44, go find a f250 4x4 with a HP44, it will match your rear axle in width and bolt pattern.
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Unread 03-06-2013, 06:05 AM   #67
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Looks very clean......maybe TOO clean

I'm curious to all of those people that are telling me not to do adapters or spacers.... what backspacing are you running on YOUR Jeeps? hhhhmmmmm?
Just enough to clear my locking hubs

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Unread 03-06-2013, 06:06 AM   #68
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I think running spacers up front is a bad idea. not because of scrub radius, but because they create a lot more leverage on the balljoints, studs, shafts, etc.

just sell the waggy 44, go find a f250 4x4 with a HP44, it will match your rear axle in width and bolt pattern.
Since when do f 250s use 5 lugs?

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1997 ZJ limited - BONE stock
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my on board alternator/welder write up
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/alternator-welder-write-up-1301614/[/url]
my tj 1/2 doors on a yj write up
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/tj-uppers-yj-half-doors-hard-top-installation-1417686/[/url]
RC vs BDS
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/rough-country-vs-bds-1461555/[/url]
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Unread 03-06-2013, 06:49 AM   #69
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Since when do f 250s use 5 lugs?

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Doesn't matter.... I think I've said at least 5 times in this thread so far that I AM NOT BUYING A DIFFERENT AXLE!

Not in the budget or timeline right now. I'm rocking what I got and that is THAT! I am giong to rock the 2" adapters homies
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Unread 03-06-2013, 06:52 AM   #70
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Doesn't matter.... I think I've said at least 5 times in this thread so far that I AM NOT BUYING A DIFFERENT AXLE!

Not in the budget or timeline right now. I'm rocking what I got and that is THAT! I am giong to rock the 2" adapters homies
I wasn't telling you to run it i was just trying to correct what i thought was false information

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1994 yj stretched, locked and loaded - 6.0l vortec lq4, 4l60e, np231, Dana 44s 37" interco trxus m/t, 3.5" bds front leafs, double triangulated 4 link rear on xj front coils.
1997 ZJ limited - BONE stock
2003 tj - 4in skyjacker, 33" mickey thompsons
my on board alternator/welder write up
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/alternator-welder-write-up-1301614/[/url]
my tj 1/2 doors on a yj write up
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/tj-uppers-yj-half-doors-hard-top-installation-1417686/[/url]
RC vs BDS
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Unread 03-06-2013, 06:56 AM   #71
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Oh no, I was just telling you not to worry about it, but my comments about not buying an axle were directed at Climbit. I knew you were just trying to set him straight on the info.
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Unread 03-06-2013, 06:58 AM   #72
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Ripper - Great looking YJ, by the way! I'll have to check out your build thead later today when I'm at work. Right now I'm just taking a break from shoveling f'n snow. 2 hours of shoveling already this morning and everything is covered again Good Times.
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Unread 03-06-2013, 06:59 AM   #73
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Ripper - Great looking YJ, by the way! I'll have to check out your build thead later today when I'm at work. Right now I'm just taking a break from shoveling f'n snow. 2 hours of shoveling already this morning and everything is covered again Good Times.
Thanks man, though I'm terrible about updating it lol

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1994 yj stretched, locked and loaded - 6.0l vortec lq4, 4l60e, np231, Dana 44s 37" interco trxus m/t, 3.5" bds front leafs, double triangulated 4 link rear on xj front coils.
1997 ZJ limited - BONE stock
2003 tj - 4in skyjacker, 33" mickey thompsons
my on board alternator/welder write up
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/alternator-welder-write-up-1301614/[/url]
my tj 1/2 doors on a yj write up
[url]http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/tj-uppers-yj-half-doors-hard-top-installation-1417686/[/url]
RC vs BDS
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Unread 03-06-2013, 07:03 AM   #74
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Did you buy your 37's new? I really want to bump up to 37's, but they are just so damn expensive.
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Unread 03-06-2013, 07:04 AM   #75
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And what tires are you running? Can't tell from your avatar and I'm on the mobile app, so can't see if it says in your sig
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