Pass side drop in an XJ? - Page 2 - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #16 of 18 Old 04-14-2013, 05:29 PM
jason m
Nothing but the facts
 
jason m's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Holland mass USA
Posts: 3,465
Quote:
Originally Posted by aircruiser View Post
I wasnt trying to start a flame war like I said, I may end up selling them both, who knows. I am just looking for info on how to convert the D60 to 35 spline and what I can do to an 8 lug 44 to hold up to 38s, locked with light skinny pedal.
Your not, starting a war this isn't Pirate. But converting a 60 over to 35 spline is costly and is a lot harder than just starting with a better axle.

Eather start with a differnet 60 that can take the 1.5" shafts threw spindles like a HD or a U model. Other axles are 70HDs or U model ( again ) but it still leaves the 29 spline pinion the weak link, the 10.25 is also a good start, but really the 14 bolt is the best bang for the buck.

The 44 on 38's and any type of throttle will be the problem, chrome shafts are going to be a must, but the stubs will be the weak point no matter what there made of along with the 297 U-joints.
Me I would hold out for a 60 to come along but thats just me. I over build, but I don't break and paly hard.
Do it right the first time and that pair of axles will last you years of use and abuse.

Jason.


1993 YJ 4.0 60 Front, Rear steer 60, bolth spooled, 5.38's, 700r/241 39.5 iroks and beating it like it owes me money.

And on the 8th day, God created the 14 bolt...
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f149/...buggy-3693817/
jason m is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #17 of 18 Old 04-14-2013, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
aircruiser
Registered User
 
aircruiser's Avatar
1996 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: minnesota
Posts: 9,774
Yeah youre right, maybe I will just buy the 44/60 and flip them

1996 XJ on 36" TSLs, 4", locked F/R, stretched
aircruiser is offline  
post #18 of 18 Old 04-17-2013, 06:13 PM
underpowered
Bouncin' on a Budget
 
underpowered's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: northern kentucky
Posts: 3,037
a shaved 14FF is much cheaper and easier than beefing up the 60. the 14ff is big, but it is not the massive giant people think it is. the low pinion sucks more than the low ground clearance over all. it is only about an inch less clearance than a 60 is. for what it is, i'll deal with dragging it around for the stronger axle.

and under an XJ, a 44 and 38's is not ideal, but keep your foot out of it and you can make it last.

1998 ZJ-- lowered a touch

2005 GMC 2500HD 496 C.I.

Fat Amy-1989 K5 blazer. Linked, lifted, 38.5's on won tons. Big Girls can play in the woods too.
underpowered is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome