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Old 10-09-2010, 02:31 PM   #1
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tj questions

just trying to get some overall general information on the tj.
i havent bought one yet but am in the market and dont want to make a mistake before i buy.

first off what is gonna be pros and cons of both the 3 speed auto and the 5 spd manual?

i will want to run 35" tires how are the stock dana 30 and 35 gonna hold up to this sized tire. (this is primarilly gonna be a street vehicle and an ocasional trail truck)?

also what gears should i run with 35's manual trans and auto trans?

is there such thing as a jeep that has a 4-6" lift big tires rides decent on the road and can hold interstate speeds?

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Old 10-09-2010, 04:16 PM   #2
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If your looking for a tj to run 35s out the box you need to look into 06 rubicon in my opinion.Theres good extras comes with the rubi

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Old 10-09-2010, 05:50 PM   #3
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Dude...Those are pretty big tires. I'm not the expert that others are on here, but from what I have read, I would not run those tires without the Dana 44 that the Rubi comes with. I don't believe that anyone runs over 33s with the Dana 35. Again...the 'experts' will chime in, but I think you are pushing it. What I will say definitively is to get the 5 speed. IMO the automatic is just not appropriate for a Jeep.
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x2 on getting a Rubicon, It may cost a little more but from what you seem to want (35s,highway speeds,etc)it would be worth it.
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I run 35s with the dana 35 but i upgraded to alloy axles 30 spline if you hav'nt bought a jeep yet the rubi is the way to go, auto would be fine.
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