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Unread 07-19-2010, 01:41 PM   #16
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ive blown a unlocked d35 on 33s and 31 inch a/t's.
I don't hop... and I'm not beast offroader. This is my DD that has to get me through college on a fixed budget of $0

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Unread 07-19-2010, 01:46 PM   #17
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This i always hear is a recipe for disaster but i have had no problems..i run 4.88's 37" tires locked rear, true trac front
Man I have a hard time believing that. How long have they been that way?
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Unread 07-19-2010, 02:19 PM   #18
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So I should be perfectly fine with an unlocked D35 on 33s right?
Hard to say, but in my opinion based, on your driving style, I would be inclined to say "yes". Here's why I think so;

I ran an unlocked d35 on 32's for 3+ years, and the last two of five years total, on 33's (unlocked). I too, am light on the spendy pedal opting instead for finesse'. A weekend wheeler I'm out practically every weekend with rare exception and I'm not talking about forest service roads...

That said, I recently bought a PowerTrax/No Slip auto locker for my d35, but, not before upgrading to a 27 spline Superior CCE. I'm told that no 27 spline CCE has ever broken on 33's...that's peace of mind to me, and an affordable option as opposed to bumping up to a larger axle assembly. And make no mistake...

I'm not a d35 hater...can't afford to be. And I believe that if it's used within the perimeters it was designed for, it's a good assembly. However, peace of mind comes with an upgrade and that perceived value goes a long way when it comes to exceeding the design perimeters of the d35 with 33's, 35's etc.

Then too, upgrading to a 30 spline Superior CCE would be even better, if you can afford to replace and re-set the carrier on top of the CCE expense.

Last, never broke an axle shaft or any dif/components for that matter, and I believe that's totally due to my wheeling style, easy on the spendy pedal and good maintenance practices...good luck!
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Unread 07-19-2010, 06:09 PM   #19
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ive blown a unlocked d35 on 33s and 31 inch a/t's.
As have I, in a parking lot no less.
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Unread 07-19-2010, 06:24 PM   #20
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Seriously, is this a freakin' joke? How many times this week are we gonna have someone ask about a D35 and locker on 33's or 35's?

USE THE DAMN SEARCH BUTTON. Better yet, just go ahead and lock the 35, slap some 35's on it and go out to Moab.
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Unread 07-19-2010, 08:34 PM   #21
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Seriously, is this a freakin' joke? How many times this week are we gonna have someone ask about a D35 and locker on 33's or 35's?

USE THE DAMN SEARCH BUTTON. Better yet, just go ahead and lock the 35, slap some 35's on it and go out to Moab.
Maybe, just maybe folks are catching on that having a 35 in the back isn't the kiss of death everyone thinks it is. Especially since talented folks like me help good folks like Superior design products that really stop them from being an axle with issues.
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Unread 07-19-2010, 08:41 PM   #22
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my friend runs 35 with a locker and doesnt has broke 2 axles but he wheels his pretty often and does alot with it
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Unread 07-20-2010, 01:20 AM   #23
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Maybe, just maybe folks are catching on that having a 35 in the back isn't the kiss of death everyone thinks it is. Especially since talented folks like me help good folks like Superior design products that really stop them from being an axle with issues.
i was waiting for you to comment. I got to see one of your kits in action on saturday. i was impressed; 36's, hoping while flexed, and tackin rpms. Peoples jaws were dropping when he pulled up, and i commented on his D35. People were calling him crazy, and he smiled and said "c-clip eliminator, 30 spline". im sold, as these guys need to be. IF YOU WANT A LOCKER IN A D35, then buy a c-clip eliminator.

when vendors hype up their product, i take it with a grain of salt. It takes more than just stories to convince me. the guy said he installed it because he had an axle walk out with 33's with no locker. he has the detroit locker and has tried to break your kit on purpose. it looked like he was trying on saturday. he hasnt and recommendeds the kit.
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Unread 07-20-2010, 05:02 AM   #24
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i was waiting for you to comment. I got to see one of your kits in action on saturday. i was impressed; 36's, hoping while flexed, and tackin rpms. Peoples jaws were dropping when he pulled up, and i commented on his D35. People were calling him crazy, and he smiled and said "c-clip eliminator, 30 spline". im sold, as these guys need to be. IF YOU WANT A LOCKER IN A D35, then buy a c-clip eliminator.

when vendors hype up their product, i take it with a grain of salt. It takes more than just stories to convince me. the guy said he installed it because he had an axle walk out with 33's with no locker. he has the detroit locker and has tried to break your kit on purpose. it looked like he was trying on saturday. he hasnt and recommendeds the kit.

Even that kit in theory sounds like it would work. Think about the Dana 35's main faults. That kit corrects them by eliminating the C-clips and adding the 30 spline to the equation.

The main reason why I don't suggest to run a Dana 35 locked with 33+ tires is that it most commonly walks out on you. Or at least that's the what I have seen happen most.

I can't say anything too bad about the Dana 35 when it's strengthened in such a way.
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Unread 07-20-2010, 07:28 AM   #25
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Unread 07-20-2010, 08:49 AM   #26
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Seriously, is this a freakin' joke? How many times this week are we gonna have someone ask about a D35 and locker on 33's or 35's?

USE THE DAMN SEARCH BUTTON. Better yet, just go ahead and lock the 35, slap some 35's on it and go out to Moab.
OMG STOP WASTING PAPER ON THE INTERNET!! YOU'RE USING UP TOO MUCH SPACE ON THE FORUM!!!

dude... chill lol I have searched and read about this topic countless times. The only reason I asked in this thread was because these guys didn't act so gun shy about using the term D35 like everyone else on this forum is. It's just nice to have all the input I can get from as many people as I can get it from when I'm the one driving home from work on 33s with a D35. Trust me, there's plenty of space on the internet for EVERYONE'S opinion to be heard at least a million times. We're all friends here. Don't be so DAMN hostile
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Some people will say it's throwing good money after bad, but I have had zero problems with my S35 with C-clip eliminator so far, running 35's and not necessarily always being gentle on the gas. It allows me to treat everything as stock, as far as springs and control arm mounts, etc, everything looks exactly the same to the nekkid eye. The only thing I've changed externally is the recent addition of a truss from TnT, just to make sure it lasts just as long as I want to keep it, which at the moment appears to be pretty much forever. If I ever go bigger, it'll probably be a lot bigger, as in 40's or larger, and that's not anywhere in the current plans.
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Unread 07-20-2010, 11:36 AM   #28
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sure it will work great, look at all these people who support you

Another broken Jeep Dana 35c Rear-End.
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Unread 07-20-2010, 03:25 PM   #29
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sure it will work great, look at all these people who support you

Another broken Jeep Dana 35c Rear-End.
Another nice group of narrow minded myopic folks. See any products from Superior in there? Didn't think so.
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Maybe, just maybe folks are catching on that having a 35 in the back isn't the kiss of death everyone thinks it is. Especially since talented folks like me help good folks like Superior design products that really stop them from being an axle with issues.
Blaine, I always though the 35 was a piece of crap. But with all of the recent threads talking about running 33s/35s on a S35 kit, im starting to change my mind.
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