hey everybody. I started to work on my rear axle today. I cleaned it up good and opened up the pumpkin (this jeep was a mystery to me when I bought it ... no idea what was good or not) to inspect. this is what I found
all looks good to me, what do you guys think??
what kind of locker is this?
I think theres a leaky pinion seal, I dont know how much leak is too much. and I was wondering if these are changed from the pinion nut side?
I dont want to pull the axles to check seals and bearings at this point. would you recommend pulling them to see? It all seems smooth to me.
now for the big question.
the previous owner had some sort of spring over axle going on in the rear only. shocks mounting to brackets welded to the axle tubes. the spring plates have been cut off and welded onto the top...
The frame has been set up like this;
what would you guys recommend I do with this??? my new springs are superride 2.5" lift spring and the shackles are 0" lift. my new shocks are skyjacker hydro 7000.
sorry I hammered out all these questions at once... thanks for your help!