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Unread 02-08-2006, 04:28 AM   #1
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A diferent kind of Super axle thread.....

Hey I was wondering if you guys had any first hand advice on my situation. I will be moving up to 35's this spring. I know the stock dana 30 could handle 35's locked.

This is my daily driver/weekend warrior and Im never going to go over 35's (at least not for now ) and wanted some advice on wether I should upgrade the 27 spline stock axle shafts in the D30 to 27 spline chromolly's and throw in an auto locker like detroit or if I should fork over the extra cash and get an ARB. Would a super 30 be overkill for 35's? Thanks in advance

Joe

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Unread 02-08-2006, 05:12 AM   #2
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Hey I was wondering if you guys had any first hand advice on my situation. I will be moving up to 35's this spring. I know the stock dana 30 could handle 35's locked.

This is my daily driver/weekend warrior and Im never going to go over 35's (at least not for now ) and wanted some advice on wether I should upgrade the 27 spline stock axle shafts in the D30 to 27 spline chromolly's and throw in an auto locker like detroit or if I should fork over the extra cash and get an ARB. Would a super 30 be overkill for 35's? Thanks in advance

Joe

Joe,

first let me say this if your gonna kill it overkill it. Having said that though getting a ARB for the front then chromoly shafts if you do that you might as well get the Super 30 front which has the 30 spline shafts. In a perfect world where cash wasnt the biggest stumbling block thats what I would do to my very own D30. But such is not the case, so I have and run 35s BTW in my D30 a Lockrite locker. For now the shafts are stock. I would like to upgrade them to Alloy USA but for the prices I have seen, Ill just keep saving up and either do a Super 30 or what Id like to do and that is get a stronger front axle then go to Clayton long arms.....

Anyway to answer your question, I think a Lockrite, Aussie locker etc up front will do you perfect, and Id just run your stock shafts. HTH.
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Unread 02-08-2006, 02:34 PM   #3
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im considering just doing the ARB super 30. Its worth having that peace of mind. From a money standpoint I think I will be alright. I have purchased my lift so far, Ive also got the 8.8 thats payed for. I just need to pick it up sometime next week from OK4WD and I can bolt it up while doing the lift. Im still going to need tires/wheels and I plan on running 35" BFG MT's despite what my signature says because Ive heard a lot of bad things about those tires from users. But as luck would have it, I just got 1,400 back from the government that will cover the tires/wheels without a problem. I still need a few odds and end parts like a steering stablizier, adj rear trackbar and I still need to buy the body lift and the SYE. So basically another 800 dollars on odds and end parts and then the super 30/ regear and whatever labor would cost. I would really like to this in march/april and take a solid week off of work and just bang it all out. I geuss ill have to wait and see
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