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post #61 of 71 Old 05-13-2013, 05:55 PM
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Awesome Joe!
Yep, overall a good find. I have been scrounging for quite some time hoping to find one close to what I wanted, but no such luck.

This thing was just regeared according to the guy I bought it from.

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Good deal Joe, hard to tell from the Pic but does it have a 3 cross pin or 4? the 3 would mean a Gov-loc, 4 would be a open or detroit locker.
But its all a moot point as your going with a ARB, just pointing it out so others can see.

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Its an open diff, Jason. Want it?

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Yep, overall a good find. I have been scrounging for quite some time hoping to find one close to what I wanted, but no such luck.

This thing was just regeared according to the guy I bought it from.


Its an open diff, Jason. Want it?
ya but shipping to the east coast would kill ya

No love for just welding it up and running a spool.

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Yep, overall a good find. I have been scrounging for quite some time hoping to find one close to what I wanted, but no such luck.

This thing was just regeared according to the guy I bought it from.


Its an open diff, Jason. Want it?
there is a guy in hot springs that sells shafts spindles and whatever else may go on a 14bolt. He buys them and cuts them up for hybrid axles. I can get the contact info if anyone needs it but I am sure these are common enough you can find local.

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ya but shipping to the east coast would kill ya

No love for just welding it up and running a spool.

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Naw, I am kind of spoiled with ARB's plus I'm already plumbed etc. I really wanted a front ARB again when I swapped the D60 in, but didn't have the coin, so I went Detroit.

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there is a guy in hot springs that sells shafts spindles and whatever else may go on a 14bolt. He buys them and cuts them up for hybrid axles. I can get the contact info if anyone needs it but I am sure these are common enough you can find local.
Feel free to post the info when you get time.
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Bang for your buck, 14FF wins every time. a little lip shave can give you over an inch of ground clearance under it.

mine is all stock internals and i openly beat on it with 38.5's and the worry of breaking a shaft never crosses my mind.

nothing wrong with the d70 or sterling axles, but the 14 is tried and true.

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I picked up this axle on Friday, left it in the bed of my truck, then borrowed a hoist so that I could move it into my garage yesterday.

Plans are to gear it to 5.38, disc it, and possibly put an ARB in it and RuffStuff cover. I'm jumping up in tire size from 37" sticky's to 39 stickys".

Anybody want a bling aluminum cover? Oh yea, almost forgot....it came from a mid 90's Chevy 3500.





Looks great Joe

You're moving up to 39" stickys already?? You havent even wheeled your 37s yet have you?

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Looks great Joe

You're moving up to 39" stickys already?? You havent even wheeled your 37s yet have you?
Thanks Chris. I had my YJ on 37's stickys out on a couple of stealth runs. Nothing too tough, mostly scenic with a couple obstacles thrown in.

Wanna take a wild guess at who wants my polished 8.8?
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Looks great Joe

You're moving up to 39" stickys already?? You havent even wheeled your 37s yet have you?
Thanks Chris. I had my YJ on 37's stickys out on a couple of stealth runs. Nothing too tough, mostly scenic with a couple obstacles thrown in.

Wanna take a wild guess at who wants my polished 8.8?
Umm Taylor??

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Thanks Chris. I had my YJ on 37's stickys out on a couple of stealth runs. Nothing too tough, mostly scenic with a couple obstacles thrown in.

Wanna take a wild guess at who wants my polished 8.8?
Wish I was closer i would make a offer on your 37" reds

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Umm Taylor??
Yep. If things go as he wishes, the 8.8 I helped him truss will get sold to somebody else which helps him fund my 8.8 which is better suited for what he really wants. Plus, he'll get spare Super 88 shafts and a new RuffStuff 8.8 truss too if he wants to buy it too.

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Wish I was closer i would make a offer on your 37" reds

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I hear ya'. I'd like for them to fall into good hands such as yours.
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