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Old December 18th, 2011, 07:24 PM   #21
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Nice work on the DIY highline set-up.

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Old December 19th, 2011, 12:23 AM   #22
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Wow you drove 36 on stock axles?
Lol dts employee told me I'd break my axle backing down the drive with stock axles and 35s. Have you broke any axle shafts on the 30 yet?
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Old December 19th, 2011, 05:14 AM   #23
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Wow you drove 36 on stock axles?
Lol dts employee told me I'd break my axle backing down the drive with stock axles and 35s. Have you broke any axle shafts on the 30 yet?
Of course people in the business of selling axles will tell you that.
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Old December 19th, 2011, 05:36 AM   #24
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Wow you drove 36 on stock axles?
Lol dts employee told me I'd break my axle backing down the drive with stock axles and 35s. Have you broke any axle shafts on the 30 yet?
I ran mine with stock axles locked with 36iroks for over

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Old December 19th, 2011, 06:43 AM   #25
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love the stinger mines about that big, it'll come in handy one day trust me!
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Old December 19th, 2011, 07:25 AM   #26
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Nice build for sure. I'm loving the homemade corners and highlines!
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Old December 19th, 2011, 11:45 AM   #27
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i had 36's on my yj when i first got it, mind you my d35 was open but my t case shattered before i snapped an axle shaft
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Old December 19th, 2011, 12:59 PM   #28
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[*]2887499]Wow you drove 36 on stock axles?[*]Lol dts employee told me I'd break my axle backing down the drive with stock axles and 35s. Have you broke any axle shafts on the 30 yet?
]I actually havnt wheeled the jeep since it had only a locked rear and the bald 33's. thinking about taking a half day tomarrow it to take to my property up north and finally try it out. Should be a whole new world with new tires and 2 lockers.
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Old December 20th, 2011, 06:07 PM   #29
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Took a half day today and took the jeep up to my property up north. Did good didnt break anything and tires never rubbed.









Had that property logged last summer and the skidder left some deep holes




Have a couple videos if anyone could let me know how to get them on here.
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Old December 20th, 2011, 06:21 PM   #30
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I use to wheel my last Tj on Locked 8.8 and 30 on 36 iroks. Where it pretty hard and dropped the clutch to bounce over stuff. Worked fine



The jeep looks good. Hopefully it works out well for you. Any more plans for it?
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Old December 20th, 2011, 06:29 PM   #31
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Plans for right now, im tearing down my 8.8 to have it geared. Then install that and regear front and ditch the d35. An sye would be sweet but dont know when itll happen.
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Old December 20th, 2011, 07:41 PM   #32
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If you want to stay on the cheap, find a xj front hi pinon 30. Hi pinon in front is stronger then a low pinon. Then there is the obvious benefit and it bolts right in.
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Old December 8th, 2012, 12:13 AM   #33
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Update. Havnt done much to the jeep lately. Just been enjoying it. Put on some miles and also had a couple chances to get out and wheel. But now its time to change some things im not really liking on the jeep. First off the factory shovel of a skid plate was badly bent and need of some attention. So i took it off, thru it away and started over. Ended up getting the tranny up enough i think my new skid is only going to need 3/4" of a drop. much improved over the stocker.



From the side you can see there isnt much of the trans or t-case below the rails anymore. I think with the help of a big hammer i could have made it completely flat but didnt wanna do that to the tub.








Still need to finish the welds. paint everything, get the exhuast put back together and get the skid plate made up at work this week. But at least i can move it again and so far im into this for 45 bucks.
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Old December 8th, 2012, 04:30 PM   #34
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I like how high that went up. Do you have any kind of body lift or raised motor mounts?
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Old December 8th, 2012, 05:09 PM   #35
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No body lift or motor mount lift.
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Old December 8th, 2012, 05:39 PM   #36
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Dang, and I just bought both. I'll keep my MM lift, but I'll have to get under there over Christmas break and see if I can get by without the body lift. I really like making a seperate crossmember fot the t-case though.
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Old December 8th, 2012, 05:53 PM   #37
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Nice work !!
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Hotwired you may still need the body lift. I think the rubicon t-case hangs lower then a 231. Not posotive but i think i remembering that an aftermarket flat skid for a standard tj wont fit a rubi
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Measured up my skid tonight and it looks like im going to have to have a 1 inch drop still. More then i was hoping for but in my eyes better then a body lift or hammering the tub. Still will be much better then tje twisted up factory one itll be replacing
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Hotwired you may still need the body lift. I think the rubicon t-case hangs lower then a 231. Not posotive but i think i remembering that an aftermarket flat skid for a standard tj wont fit a rubi
I've read that before too, apparently there are some bosses on the rubi t-case that aren't there on the regular case. If I have to use it I will, I get some rubbing once in awhile when I'm flexed out anyhow so it won't really hurt anything.
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