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Unread 03-25-2013, 09:20 PM   #16
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Does that include the gears?
Yes that does include the gears. They also told me that I would not have to change carriers in the front even though I have the 3.21's. Which i thought was odd.

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Unread 03-25-2013, 09:29 PM   #17
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that's probably not too far out of line, ordered on line good gears with rebuild kits will run $600. I'm pretty sure you need a new carrier, maybe they include it, about $70.
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Unread 03-26-2013, 06:11 PM   #18
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Good News i found a shop to do the job for 1200. Orders going out tonight for stuff. It will be christmas all over again.
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Unread 03-26-2013, 07:07 PM   #19
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Great looking bumper, Did you buy RC's d ring hookups or another companies.
I bought RCs d ring mounts.
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Unread 04-02-2013, 07:51 PM   #20
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Just realized I work like 30 miles from JCR Off Road.
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Unread 04-13-2013, 10:48 PM   #21
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Almost everything from krawl off road has showed up. RK lift will be here on monday. Got the gears done last friday. 4.88 gearing with stock tires. It makes for a quick and torquey but slow jk. Everything is going in next weekend. I will try to document as much as possible as i do it.
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Unread 04-21-2013, 07:39 PM   #22
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Got the lift and tires installed, So far so great, My only question is that I am getting a bit more bump steer while off road , is that just a characteristic of the 35 in tires or is there something i can track down to help eliminate it.
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Unread 04-22-2013, 09:00 AM   #23
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Pics of the lift and tires?

Ps, what is a carrier when talking about the gears? Do gear kits include them or not?
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Unread 04-22-2013, 05:48 PM   #24
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Pics of the lift and tires?

Ps, what is a carrier when talking about the gears? Do gear kits include them or not?
A carrier is what holds the ring gear in the differential. Gear kits do not include them. Part number 8 in the diagram below.

http://www.datsun1000.com/Images/Con...20&%20Gear.jpg
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Unread 04-22-2013, 08:23 PM   #25
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Things I have learned since driving the jeep. 4.88 gearing is still a little rough on the highway. It also makes using 4 Lo almost unnecessary. I had to use 4-6 to have a move faster than an absolute crawl. Transfer case whines some now while in use. Have a small clunk in the steering and it wanders and pulls a little while on the road. Bump steer is more than it used to be. The goodyears really throw the mud.

I have synergy ball joints that still need to go in. Tires are at 28 psi.

Pictures now. I dont know haw to make them bigger. Any help with that.
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Unread 04-23-2013, 06:42 AM   #26
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I had a clunk in my steering, and the dealer covered it under the basic. They replaced the steering box and the shaft. Apparently it's not uncommon.
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Unread 04-23-2013, 07:47 AM   #27
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I had a clunk in my steering, and the dealer covered it under the basic. They replaced the steering box and the shaft. Apparently it's not uncommon.
I wonder if the dealership would even want to look at it now that the lift is in. I could barely feel the clunk pre lift. Now that the big tires and what not is in its more pronounced.
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Unread 04-23-2013, 10:05 AM   #28
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Worth a shot. Call up cyrstler and open a claim and try to prove that it happens on a lot of JK's and it should be covered. They don't ask about mods over the phone. In my experience opening claims has saved my thousands when I know the warranty was void or expired.
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Unread 04-24-2013, 10:37 PM   #29
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Worth a shot. Call up cyrstler and open a claim and try to prove that it happens on a lot of JK's and it should be covered. They don't ask about mods over the phone. In my experience opening claims has saved my thousands when I know the warranty was void or expired.
By Chrysler you mean a dealer or corporate themselves?

I am going to get it aligned soon, just because. it tracks straight and all i just want the numbers and to see where my pinion angle is at. What should it be close to for a 2.5 lift anyways?
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Unread 04-25-2013, 06:55 AM   #30
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Corporate.

Do you have a double CV, or a stock DS?
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