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Unread 07-26-2010, 08:08 AM   #16
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I have the gussets welded on the C's. A little too late though as mine are already bent but not enough to replace the whole housing. One of mine is much worse than the other but I think they are cheap insurance even if they only make it 10% stronger. Dave at Taboo Customs does these for less than $50 a pair and if your local he'll even weld them on. The EVO gusset is much larger and sits right up against the coils. Taboo's are 3 1/4" plate pieces welded around the C. Home -

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Unread 07-26-2010, 01:57 PM   #17
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I am getting some of these C-Gussets next month. With 35" tires, it will definitely help strengthen a weak point. If you wheel with big tires, it's a good thing to have.
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Unread 07-26-2010, 05:15 PM   #18
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kind of off the original topic but besides the 4.10 gear, is there any difference between the Rubi rear 44 axle and the ones on the X's and Saharas?
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Unread 07-26-2010, 06:07 PM   #19
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The guy from the project JK pic was running 40's. That's what his profile says anyway. Here's an idea, don't run 40's on stock axles.

Edit: His profile also says that he is running Dynatrac Pro Rock 60 Front w/Competition Shafts & CTM U-Joints. So he may not have had 40's on there when the break occurred, but, I think that that break is something that wouldn't happen on an axle running 35's.
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Unread 07-26-2010, 07:39 PM   #20
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kind of off the original topic but besides the 4.10 gear, is there any difference between the Rubi rear 44 axle and the ones on the X's and Saharas?
Tru-Lock locker.
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Unread 07-26-2010, 07:45 PM   #21
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Also 32 spline vs. 30 spline axles. That's why you see lockers spec'ed for JK Dana 44 except Rubicon and then another listing for the Rubicon.

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