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Old 02-28-2014, 11:04 PM   #1
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Anyone know of a good fair priced shop to do my gearing and locker install? I have the gears, locker, and install kits already. Hoping to find a place within an hour or so of Redwood City.

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Old 03-01-2014, 02:03 AM   #2
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Anyone know of a good fair priced shop to do my gearing and locker install? I have the gears, locker, and install kits already. Hoping to find a place within an hour or so of Redwood City.

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Im planning to get my gears changed by Arabia Overkill Fabrication. Nothing but good reviews from them and they're not too much more expensive than an average shop ($120 an hour). They specialize in jeeps.

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Alright thanks for the tip. I'm not the biggest fan of them but I may end up having them do the work.
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Check out MS Auto Gears in Santa Clara. They are right off 101 and the guys seem very knowledgable. They specialize in jeeps and land cruisers. They've helped me out a few times and are reasonably priced and get stuff done in a timely manner.
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Check out Shaffer's Offroad in Alameda. Talk to Mike (510) 999-7766. The best prices I found and he knows his stuff.

Or call The Rear End shop in Livermore ask for Barry.... they are a little on the pricey side in my opinion, but do good work.
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check out shaffer's offroad in alameda. Talk to mike (510) 999-7766. The best prices i found and he knows his stuff. Or call the rear end shop in livermore ask for barry.... They are a little on the pricey side in my opinion, but do good work.
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Just got a quote from them for $500 less than Arabia. Getting an appointment next week! Now to tackle an axle swap this weekend...
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Always wondered regarding gearing options. Glad i bumped to this thread. Will subscribe.

Kiriesh- what exactly are you going to perform on your jeep?
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Always wondered regarding gearing options. Glad i bumped to this thread. Will subscribe.

Kiriesh- what exactly are you going to perform on your jeep?
I have a new prorock 44, front driveshaft, coils, shocks, and compressor all sitting in my garage. I'm waiting on metalcloak LCAs and trackbars as well.
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I have a new prorock 44, front driveshaft, coils, shocks, and compressor all sitting in my garage. I'm waiting on metalcloak LCAs and trackbars as well.
How tall are you going?
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How tall are you going?
Should net around 3.5in with flat fenders to squeeze in 37s
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Net 3.5"??? So 4.5" springs loaded down with armor and other stuff?
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Net 3.5"??? So 4.5" springs loaded down with armor and other stuff?
OME Heavy rate springs loaded with armor
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Can't wait to see it finished!
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Your jeep sounds like its going to be pretty sweet!

I needed up finding a friend of a friend who owns a shop that will do my gears and locker for me. I will be getting the new Eaton 4 elocker (the new 4 pinion design), so we'll see how it works out.

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