I need info rear axle went out - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 03-28-2012, 02:52 PM   #1
123
Jeeper
 
123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: home in ga and loving it!
Posts: 213
I need info rear axle went out

ok so im not sure yet but the rear end is messed up (dana 35 of course) the shop said it might be the gear ring and pinion but they wont know tilll they take it apart witch would cost over 200$ just to take apart i have a few friends that would help me replace it myself but if im going to do that i might as well switch to a dana 44 r super 35 the s 35 is 1100$ bucks so im wondering how much and who could i call if possible to buy a dana 44 built and ready to put it my tj thanks for any info

__________________
The formula for success was often no more complicated than meeting violence with superior voilence
123 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-28-2012, 03:21 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
scot68's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Mesa, AZ
Posts: 455
Depends what direction you are going with your rig. With your 33" tires if you ever plan to lock the rear you should step up to a D44 or Ford 8.8.. If not you might just look for a complete used D35 from a J/yard or Craig's List. I recently sold a perfect D35 complete drum to drum with arms for $300.00... If you have a shop doing the work on your existing D35 I can almost grantee you the bill will be higher than $300 bucks..

scot68 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-28-2012, 03:33 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
RubiCobra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Tucson AZ
Posts: 658
I wouldn't bother repairing a D35 when you don't know what's wrong with it. Junk it.
RubiCobra is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-28-2012, 03:44 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
billybobjoe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: hunkerin down
Posts: 83
123, somebody posted this the other day, check this out. Good luck
Complete Ford 8.8" Rear Axle Assembly Jeep TJ Ready to Bolt In Axle Swap
billybobjoe is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-28-2012, 09:37 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
Kevbz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: O'Fallon, MO
Posts: 1,637
I surely wouldn't pay 200 bucks for someone to pull the cover off and look at some gears. At a shop rate of 100.00 they are turning a 30 minute job into a 2 hour one??!!
__________________
Per Mare, Per Terram...Semper Fidelis
Kevbz is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-28-2012, 09:39 PM   #6
Knows a couple things...

WF Supporting Member
 
Jerry Bransford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Escondido, Calif.
Posts: 30,887
Images: 2
If you decide to repair it, parts and labor to install new R&P gears, bearings, shims, etc. should cost no more than $600 total. At the most. Have it repaired at a 4x4 shop, they do R&P jobs all the time... more often than standard auto repair shops do who will likely charge a lot more to do the same job.

__________________
When you have a choice, buy American.

Jerry Bransford is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looking for a rear bumper for your JK? Check out what JcrOffroad has to offer! JcrOffroad Vendor Spotlight! Great Deals for Members. 43 05-13-2014 08:06 AM
Console/Rear cup holder clip thingies angelm129 JK General Discussion Forum 52 10-25-2013 07:13 AM
Blaze went for a ride last night phottomatt JK General Discussion Forum 12 03-29-2012 09:52 PM
So confused about what I need to clean my top! Please help! Novella78 General Jeep Discussion 9 03-29-2012 07:49 AM
Am i paying too much to get some bolts drilled out? Sasquatch 4x4 YJ Tech Forum 7 03-28-2012 07:08 PM


logo carid shop wrangler parts carid fender flares custom wheels store avs deflectors at carid
» Rates
Get low rates on auto insurance in Canada!

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:54 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC