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post #46 of 77 Old 05-27-2011, 04:31 PM
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why is there not talk of upgraded axle shafts and trans coolers


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post #47 of 77 Old 09-13-2011, 07:44 PM
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why is there not talk of upgraded axle shafts and trans coolers
I'm involved in a LCG on 35s project.. We're looking at the HP30 and Super35 route. My friend wheels with his head not his right foot so I see that lasting him a long time. Might truss the D35 along the way.

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Before you go jumping tire sizes to 36 from 35, I'd heavily research the ACTUAL height of whatever 35s you were looking at. Some 35s measure in at 34, as some 36s I'm sure measure at 35. All a matter of the tire mfgr's devotion to truth in advertising. Just my

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What "fits" and what "hits" has much to do with tire brand and style as much as it does with driver and particular Jeep set-up...in addition to terrain to what Jeep and driver are on.

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post #49 of 77 Old 09-18-2011, 08:13 PM
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So I'm currently running 33's with a 4 inch lift, D30 chromed, upgraded shafts, high performance steering, 5 spd manual, with 4.56 gears. I want to up the tires to 35s for Christmas and i was going to add a 1" body lift. Is the difference between 4.56 and 4.88 that big? I live in Louisiana so I won't be doing any crawling...
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post #50 of 77 Old 11-21-2011, 04:08 AM
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So I'm currently running 33's with a 4 inch lift, D30 chromed, upgraded shafts, high performance steering, 5 spd manual, with 4.56 gears. I want to up the tires to 35s for Christmas and i was going to add a 1" body lift. Is the difference between 4.56 and 4.88 that big? I live in Louisiana so I won't be doing any crawling...
I don't think the difference is big enough to worry about.
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post #51 of 77 Old 11-23-2011, 02:39 PM
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So I'm currently running 33's with a 4 inch lift, D30 chromed, upgraded shafts, high performance steering, 5 spd manual, with 4.56 gears. I want to up the tires to 35s for Christmas and i was going to add a 1" body lift. Is the difference between 4.56 and 4.88 that big? I live in Louisiana so I won't be doing any crawling...
Hey I want 4.88s on my Jeep, what's the cheapest route to go with the least amount of professional installation help because I'm on an extremely tight budget. How much did it cost you to have 4.56s installed, parts+labor?
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post #52 of 77 Old 11-23-2011, 03:11 PM
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Hey I want 4.88s on my Jeep, what's the cheapest route to go with the least amount of professional installation help because I'm on an extremely tight budget. How much did it cost you to have 4.56s installed, parts+labor?
Sometimes you can get a little price break if you pull the axles out of the Jeep and take just the axles to the shop.

Its probably not enough to be worth the time though, unless you have a lot more time than money!
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post #53 of 77 Old 12-01-2011, 07:05 PM
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My next set of tires will *definitely* be 35s. I like to "rock" my Jeep in Baja canyons, and 35s would make my 'wheeling more fun.
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post #54 of 77 Old 12-01-2011, 07:19 PM
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this looks like my list of upgrades from the previous owner. I actually had 4inch suspension lift with stock control arms. What a learning curve....
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post #55 of 77 Old 12-01-2011, 09:31 PM
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So as usual I have to put a quick plug in. MY 99 Tj is running a short arm lift that came in with close to 5" of lift (Was supposed to be 4") I have done the SYE kit but I am still rockin the stock D30 and D35's with 3.73 gears. In these pics I have Good Year 35" MTR's. There is no body lift at all. Yes I do at full flex touch the plastic fender flairs both in front and rear but not the fenders. I do have the bump stops installed. And in case you want to ask the question, Yes I do take it off road. I take it on higher rated rock crawling trails and I do have open diffs too. img_1098.jpg

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post #56 of 77 Old 12-02-2011, 12:05 AM
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nice jeep i like the wheel tire combo and the bumper
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post #57 of 77 Old 12-02-2011, 04:34 AM
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this looks like my list of upgrades from the previous owner. I actually had 4inch suspension lift with stock control arms. What a learning curve....
It's not really that bad, on-road handling is the biggest down fall. You can still have a lot of fun with it, even with the D35. Ask me how I know.
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It's not really that bad, on-road handling is the biggest down fall. You can still have a lot of fun with it, even with the D35. Ask me how I know.
I like your bumper.

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post #59 of 77 Old 12-02-2011, 11:50 AM
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nice jeep i like the wheel tire combo and the bumper
The bumber was made by my son in his High School metals shop. Built very strong too!

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The bumber was made by my son in his High School metals shop. Built very strong too!
Dang! I need a son


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