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post #1 of 3 Old 12-28-2012, 07:26 PM Thread Starter
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Axle breather hose

Hello guys i have a 95 yj wrangler and I've been preparing it to go off roading and in mud and water etc i was told i had to extend the axle breather hoses higher so that water doesn't get in i it does my axle will lock up and I'm screwed basically. So i was told there was two hoses one in the front axle and another in the rear.my general question is where and how high should i extended the hoses

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post #2 of 3 Old 12-29-2012, 07:28 AM
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If your 95 still has the stock setup, you can trace the rubber hoses from the differentials upwards and see where they currently end. The rear should go up behind the driver's taillight, the front should lead forward and end next to the radiator on the driver's side. They should both have check valves at their ends.
They should already end about as high as your headlights, if you get that deep you have other things to worry about as well.
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post #3 of 3 Old 02-02-2013, 01:53 PM
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they have a plastic check vavle on them ur good inless u go swiming but dude on my transfer case hose the zip tie that holds it to the bell houseing broke an the hose had some slack to move around an the front drive shaft rubed a hole in it an drained my transfer case out of atf i had to replace the seals and the chain but diff check that
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