new member and new TJ owner - 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 09-18-2007, 12:39 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
solo97tj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: mansfield,ohio
Posts: 405
new member and new TJ owner

ok hello all i just recently bought a 97 wrangler for my winter vehical i dont realy know a lot about jeeps i work at a dealer but jeeps are a new thing i mostly do a lot to my 95 camaro but this jeeps is cool 6 in lift 35in mickey thompsons mtx i think i will post pics later 97 5speed 53xxx 5,000 the only problem is when you drive it forward no noise but when you turn omg one h*ll of a popping noise like the rear end is going to fall out well i like to think as myself of a little bit of a tech so i think it is spider gears it doesnt have a limited slip,dana35,with ABS and 3.07 gear ratio which is a highway gear and very rare which is what im told ??? i dont know help !!!

solo97tj is offline   Quote
Old 09-18-2007, 01:01 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Boulderv7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Grand Rapids MI
Posts: 127
When you turn, you hear a popping noise from the rear? Does sound like spider gears, but I'm sure someone on here will know a little bit more than me.... welcome to the forum, it is a great place!!

__________________
Boulderv7

.....01 TJ 4 banger, 2 in lift, 32x11.5 on 15x10 black steelies.....
Boulderv7 is offline   Quote
Old 09-18-2007, 02:10 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
solo97tj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: mansfield,ohio
Posts: 405
i hope so i looked on car-part.com and one out of so-cal with 150xxx is 1200 i was like wtf the one i found that has 3k on it is like 75 miles away for 500.00 thats a lot i hope its spider gears tho new from the dana dealer is like 98.00 from my parts dept its 200.00
i just gotta pull the rear cover to find out checked the diff fluid lots and lots of metal flakes bad
solo97tj is offline   Quote
Old 09-19-2007, 09:53 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
solo97tj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: mansfield,ohio
Posts: 405
good news the teeth on the spider gears are all wore off bad yay no rear end i dont know yet if the shavings got into the bearings will know that soon it will be on the road soon enoff i ordered i new SOLID rear diff cover to put on it
solo97tj is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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




Download our Mobile App

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:29 PM.



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