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Old 08-31-2010, 10:35 PM   #1
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HP Dana 30 worth doing and upgrading?

I have a 99 TJ with 33's.

I am looking into upgrading the axles. I would like to wheel for a while with the 33's but def want to go up to 36-38's.

I just got a HP Dana 30 for the front for free.

My question is, is it worth getting an air locker and upgrading by dumping a bunch of money into it. Will I still be wheeling the HP30 with 38's? Or should I maybe just do some light upgrades and cheap locker because I'll need to upgrade again when I do bigger tires.

I know some people use the HP 30 and love it.

Thanks for the advice.

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Any serious wheeling with a dana 30 on 33s is asking for trouble. You will destroy the axle especially if you lock it. Upgrade the axles to a min of a dana 44 and a dana 60 if you really want to go as high as 38" tires.
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