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Old 07-08-2006, 02:17 PM   #31
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Yes I know they are 94 pounds

what's bad with the weight? Changing flats?

Compared to other tires in that range they easily outweigh their competitors. All that rotating mass takes better braking, better power or gears, better steering, and is harder on parts. Of course, it is good weight since it is down low.

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Old 07-08-2006, 02:18 PM   #32
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One more question:

How do you guys with tires over 35 mount the spare?, most all tire carriers state they carry up to a 35 or 36.

And do I dare try it on the stock tailgate with a bracket for clearance?

custom tire carriers. I make all our own. You can put a 35 on a stock tire carrier as long as you don't like your tail gate

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Compared to other tires in that range they easily outweigh their competitors. All that rotating mass takes better braking, better power or gears, better steering, and is harder on parts. Of course, it is good weight since it is down low.
Should I get a dual shock steering stabilizer?
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custom tire carriers. I make all our own. You can put a 35 on a stock tire carrier as long as you don't like your tail gate
Is it fixed or a swinging one? I could make a fixed one but swinging would a lot harder, atleast for me.
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Compared to other tires in that range they easily outweigh their competitors. All that rotating mass takes better braking, better power or gears, better steering, and is harder on parts. Of course, it is good weight since it is down low.
Do you think 4.88s would be sufficient on the 37s?
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Old 07-08-2006, 02:29 PM   #36
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Should I get a dual shock steering stabilizer?

no. Steering stabilizers don't do much, if anything, for properly setup wranglers. I don't run one at all.

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Do you think 4.88s would be sufficient on the 37s?
Not at all. The more weight you add to a vehicle the more it takes to overcome. In my opinion you need 5.13s at least.

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Is it fixed or a swinging one? I could make a fixed one but swinging would a lot harder, atleast for me.
all mine swing and don't rattle.
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what would be easier on my rear end, axles and such, the 4.88 or the 5.13?
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What do you mean by easier? What axle combo do you have?
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What do you mean by easier? What axle combo do you have?
less possibility of breaking axles and such

stock dana 30 and 35

I plan on going to a 4.88 or 5.13 w/lockers
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the 30 and 35 is limited to 4.88 gearing. Neither of which is suitable for the toyos. Neither will last. You need stronger axles before you go to such big tires.
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i agree...if your going with 37's then you'll need stronger axles...the most the 30 and 35 can hold is like 35's
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i agree...if your going with 37's then you'll need stronger axles...the most the 30 and 35 can hold is like 35's

not even that. I wouldn't put the 35 past 33s max.
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I would think that it has alot more to how bad you abuse it compared to the axle vs. tire size.
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I would think that it has alot more to how bad you abuse it compared to the axle vs. tire size.
Abuse or none at all. From personal experience I can vouch for the weakness of the Dana 35. It won't hold up.
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i have been thinking about buying the trail jammer kit as well. sounds like a nice kit to me. I was wondering though does anyone recomend anything else, or something that i could put together myself for about the same price that would work better?
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Abuse or none at all. From personal experience I can vouch for the weakness of the Dana 35. It won't hold up.
what about a super 35 axle upgrade kit, it takes the 27 spline to 30 spline axles and matches it up to arb's?
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what about a super 35 axle upgrade kit, it takes the 27 spline to 30 spline axles and matches it up to arb's?
There's a forum term that pops up on most forums every single day in regards to the Super 35 kit. I believe it's "Polishing a Turd" Save your money for another month and just replace that rearend with a 44 or a 8.8.

Sasquatch, I am just curious about one thing? If you are a dealer and are also selling the Edge products why are you asking what people on a forum will think about it? Shouldn't you already know?
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Sasquatch, I am just curious about one thing? If you are a dealer and are also selling the Edge products why are you asking what people on a forum will think about it? Shouldn't you already know?
because I am a GM dealer and I sell the programmers for the diesels, I have never delt in the gas or Jeep products from edge.
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what about the front? is it okay with a 30? or are most saying 44 on both?
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what about the front? is it okay with a 30? or are most saying 44 on both?
A D30 can hold up to 37's with some upgraded shafts and ujoints. But without that 35's are about the max and carry some spares.
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There's a forum term that pops up on most forums every single day in regards to the Super 35 kit. I believe it's "Polishing a Turd" Save your money for another month and just replace that rearend with a 44 or a 8.8.

Sasquatch, I am just curious about one thing? If you are a dealer and are also selling the Edge products why are you asking what people on a forum will think about it? Shouldn't you already know?
You got to love the salesman ship in this guy, 1BLKJP, he has led an almost 7 page event here.
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you can get an 8.8 in good shape with the good brakes for cheap...or ya could go with a 44
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You got to love the salesman ship in this guy, 1BLKJP, he has led an almost 7 page event here.
if you mean me, I join forums to get good info from the ones who know, instead of the companies that sell the products. I don't intend on selling anything in here. If someone wants some help on a product I would do that but not to make money, just to help another Jeep lover.

I appreciate all of the good input. Usually these places make me spend tons of money. The F-body club (Firebird/camaro) I was in made me crazy with all the stuff they told me about, and I bought. $5k later I have a extremly fast daily driver.

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you can get an 8.8 in good shape with the good brakes for cheap...or ya could go with a 44
where is the best place to look for these? online, mags, salvage yards?
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me! I have a ford 8.8 already setup with 4.88 gears. You would need to get some wrangler brackets and have someone weld them on for you. Comes with a BTF diff cover and richmond gears. It is setup for a leaf sprung TJ.
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well there ya go! ...you can even find some in good shape on ebay...i've looked on there before and found some in good shape for cheap
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me! I have a ford 8.8 already setup with 4.88 gears. You would need to get some wrangler brackets and have someone weld them on for you. Comes with a BTF diff cover and richmond gears. It is setup for a leaf sprung TJ.
what kind of locker? brakes, disc or drum?, how much?
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Right now the axle is open but you can easily toss a locker in the case and be good to go. My 8.8 is the beefy one with 31 spline axle shafts and disc brakes. I bought it new and it has under 8000 miles on it. I only took it out to go full width 1 tons I'm asking 1000 for it but we can work a deal on shipping to get it to you. Let me know!
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where are you located?
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