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Old 10-24-2008, 10:43 AM   #1
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rear end problem

I have a 05 x wrangler, I think the ring and pinion is gone. the drive shaft is wanting to spin freely. Does this sound like it is the problem. I am not sure what else is in the hogs head that would cause that. If it is the problem what kind of options do I have to fix it. I have 34's and a six speed, should I get a different gear ratio when I fix it. As always any help is appreciated.

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Old 10-24-2008, 11:31 AM   #2
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34's are cutting it close with the strength of the factory rear end. you should look into a new rear end or a super 35 kit. and regearing would be a good idea with a set of tires that big.

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Old 10-24-2008, 02:58 PM   #3
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Could be the spider gears as well. What happened? Did it let go while wheeling? Did you drive it home? Could it be an axle shaft?
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