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12-04-2012 09:11 PM
JoeBot13 Just throwing this out there ... I am going to start planning a trip to St. George in the first weekend of April ... Anyone who wants to head out there with me is more than welcome!
11-27-2012 07:53 AM
XJ_Phil
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That's not too far from Ridgecrest I guess. We usually have stuff going on but if you give us a heads up, we normally can get 4-6 jeeps together. Keep an eye on this forum.

Stan
I have been to Rigdecrest a few times (with my car) and looking around in almost every direction, thinking there must be some great wheelin up this way, but never had any clue where to go or how to get there, and never taken the Jeep. I can show you pretty much any trail within a 50 mile radius of Victorville (any time you want to come down this way). Maybe we can hook up for a day trip up your way in the not too distant future. Do they mark them the same up there as Green, Blue, and Black Diamond trails? Do you have plenty of each?
11-26-2012 02:55 PM
XJ_Phil By the way.......you should see that hole now. BLM spent several thousands of our tax dollars wrapping it up with cement, steel gurders, and a cable fence around it so some other dummy doesn't do the same thing. I was told I could have made a claim for all of the damages (and then some) because it was dangerous and on the trail. But, I didn't see much point in that. My boy and I got home safe and even though it was pretty much wasted, that Jeep is only stuff. It could be (and was) replaced.
11-26-2012 12:07 PM
XJ_Phil Nothing really ..its the addiction askin......[/QUOTE]

Hmmmm. I'm sure my pal with his auto repair business garage (where all those trannys and other extra stuff is now), would be tickled to see it move to your place. I've probably got 8 or 10 stock, 15" Jeep rims, and a variety of accessories that you could add to your inventory. I think we might have one of those rare situations where everybody might end up happy with the outcome (with the possible exception of maybe your wife). If you can give me a hand with that rear dif fix, I'll be happy to share pretty much everything I've got to further your cause. What do you think?
11-26-2012 11:11 AM
WOKNROX [QUOTE=XJ_Phil;3034446]
It sat in my buddies back yard for almost 3 years before he pulled the engine, tranny, rear dif (already raped), and a few other parts, then cut it into little pieces to be recycled. What do you need? If I've still got it, it's yours.

Nothing really ..its the addiction askin......
11-26-2012 10:52 AM
XJ_Phil
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX View Post
Yeah....looks like u didn't have any problems finding the hole....lol!
Were is that jeep now..? I've got an Mj that could use some of those parts ...

It sat in my buddies back yard for almost 3 years before he pulled the engine, tranny, rear dif (already raped), and a few other parts, then cut it into little pieces to be recycled. What do you need? If I've still got it, it's yours.


By the way, if that hole would have been 2 or 3 feet wider, we wouldn't be here chattin about it. I would have gone nose first and crushed my skull.
11-26-2012 09:42 AM
WOKNROX
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Did you see that Stoddard Wells mess a couple posts back??
Yeah....looks like u didn't have any problems finding the hole....lol!
Were is that jeep now..? I've got an Mj that could use some of those parts ...
11-26-2012 09:32 AM
XJ_Phil
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX View Post
Hey!
Lets leave something for u professionals ...lol!
But ur probably right!
Did you see that Stoddard Wells mess a couple posts back??
11-26-2012 07:58 AM
WOKNROX
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I've known welders, that can't even tie their own shoes. I'd guess with a half an hour of proper instruction and a couple hours of practice, you'd be welding like a pro.
Hey!
Lets leave something for u professionals ...lol!
But ur probably right!
11-26-2012 07:50 AM
XJ_Phil
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Originally Posted by JoeBot13 View Post
lol i'm getting there ... lately I've been taking things apart to try to figure out how to put it together or mod it myself ... my latest are homemade quick discos ... next I take apart my differentials so I can eventually regear it ... I want 4.56s ... if only I knew how to weld I'd be really dangerous



I've known welders, that can't even tie their own shoes. I'd guess with a half an hour of proper instruction and a couple hours of practice, you'd be welding like a pro.
11-26-2012 06:48 AM
XJ_Phil
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX View Post
He he! Nah ur background is of no interest of mine...I work for the Feds so no worries ...
I'll send u an email tomorrow when I'm at work...I'll have more time to talk...lol... we just came back from a long 5 dayz of wheelin and just stuffed my face...so I'm fadin fast. I'm sure we can get this taken care of for u...
Maybe we can do some horse tradin. I've got 2 or 3 automatic transmissions (from 88 or 89 Cherokees) and a transfer case from a 92 (with that full time 4 wheel, drive in the rain thingy), that I was told is maybe not too desirable, but funtional. I've also got a few front and rear difs is various stages of disassembly. The one thing I have in all of those things, is an almost freshly rebuilt 4.0 that was in my first Jeep before I drove it into an open mine shaft out in Stoddard Wells.
11-25-2012 06:54 PM
WOKNROX
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Do you have the time and inclination to install it for me too? Again (if so), how much and how long to do it? I'm sort of disabled, so I would be little or no help with much of anything short of handing you tools.

Can you send a private message to my email address of PhilAllenInvestigations@Verizon.Net? Don't let that investigations thing freak you out. I am not (nor have I ever been) a member of any law enforcement agency. Mostly what I investigate is personal injury auto accidents. A friend of mine does defense work for the auto manufacturere and sends me spin off work from them. LOL
He he! Nah ur background is of no interest of mine...I work for the Feds so no worries ...
I'll send u an email tomorrow when I'm at work...I'll have more time to talk...lol... we just came back from a long 5 dayz of wheelin and just stuffed my face...so I'm fadin fast. I'm sure we can get this taken care of for u...
11-25-2012 06:43 PM
XJ_Phil
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Right on...I'm about to fire up the BBQ myself ...
I have a daytime job but I have a shop here on the property ...as far as inventory goes I have somewhat of a jeep bone yard....lol...if u have (& I'm pretty sure u do) a C-clip Dana 35 I have a complete rear axle with 355s and a trac-loc for u...
Do you have the time and inclination to install it for me too? Again (if so), how much and how long to do it? I'm sort of disabled, so I would be little or no help with much of anything short of handing you tools.

Can you send a private message to my email address of PhilAllenInvestigations@Verizon.Net? Don't let that investigations thing freak you out. I am not (nor have I ever been) a member of any law enforcement agency. Mostly what I investigate is personal injury auto accidents. A friend of mine does defense work for the auto manufacturere and sends me spin off work from them. LOL
11-25-2012 06:02 PM
WOKNROX
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The weather is calling for a couple inches of snow up in Big Bear friday night
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Oh yeah, "NO" it has not been pulled apart yet. Do you have a shop or just an inventory of spare Jeep parts?
Right on...I'm about to fire up the BBQ myself ...
I have a daytime job but I have a shop here on the property ...as far as inventory goes I have somewhat of a jeep bone yard....lol...if u have (& I'm pretty sure u do) a C-clip Dana 35 I have a complete rear axle with 355s and a trac-loc for u...
11-25-2012 05:59 PM
XJ_Phil
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K...just wanted to make sure u didn't have a 44 or the Chrysler .....now have u pulled it apart yet?....does it have C-clips?....I have what u need for any of the axles ....just want to give u the right parts....can u text me a picture of the axle with the diff cover on it?
Thanx...
If I can get those nice AAA people to get my Jeep out to Hellindale, can you do the repair? If so, can you give me a shoot from the hip guesstimate on what you would charge? We are in Christmas budget mode right now, so funds are at an absolute minimum. Thanx, Phil
11-25-2012 05:44 PM
RadarRob2012
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Originally Posted by JoeBot13

that must have been a wild run on Cleghorn ... it took minisaba's rims out
Not really that wild. Got to the first hill, spun tires, got traction, Boom. But I just talked to my mechanic from work, and he says we'll get it covered. Thank God for a good working relationship with my mechanic.
11-25-2012 05:41 PM
XJ_Phil got an extra limited slip (Grand Cherokee) rear dif laying around? That would put me into that "dangerous" bracket too. I've been keeping up with an open dif for over ten years now. I'd be one happy camper if I got actual traction from behind.

Biggest problem right now is that our budget has Christmas tags attached all over it for another month or so. The magic word for today is CHEAP, CHEAP, CHEAP!!!
11-25-2012 05:37 PM
JoeBot13
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Originally Posted by RadarRob2012 View Post
Right on Brother. I'll keep you updated. I can't believe I broke it on Cleghorn. It's always the easier trails that extract the most carnage. Lol
that must have been a wild run on Cleghorn ... it took minisaba's rims out
11-25-2012 05:33 PM
JoeBot13
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX View Post
Yeah...I've got 44 parts...see if the warranty will cover it....if not we can take care of it....building axles ...well jeeps.... r my passion! I have somewhat of an addiction to jeeps...wife says they breed like rabbits around here..
lol i'm getting there ... lately I've been taking things apart to try to figure out how to put it together or mod it myself ... my latest are homemade quick discos ... next I take apart my differentials so I can eventually regear it ... I want 4.56s ... if only I knew how to weld I'd be really dangerous
11-25-2012 05:31 PM
RadarRob2012
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX

Yeah...I've got 44 parts...see if the warranty will cover it....if not we can take care of it....building axles ...well jeeps.... r my passion! I have somewhat of an addiction to jeeps...wife says they breed like rabbits around here..
Right on Brother. I'll keep you updated. I can't believe I broke it on Cleghorn. It's always the easier trails that extract the most carnage. Lol
11-25-2012 05:27 PM
WOKNROX
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Originally Posted by RadarRob2012 View Post
So, do you have any D44 parts for a Rear Axle? I broke something in mine today. Whenever I turn, it makes a grinding, popping sound. But I've got an extended warranty. Hope they cover it. I spun my tires, got traction, and BOOM!!! But I drove it home, thank god.
Yeah...I've got 44 parts...see if the warranty will cover it....if not we can take care of it....building axles ...well jeeps.... r my passion! I have somewhat of an addiction to jeeps...wife says they breed like rabbits around here..
11-25-2012 05:23 PM
XJ_Phil Oh yeah, "NO" it has not been pulled apart yet. Do you have a shop or just an inventory of spare Jeep parts?
11-25-2012 05:21 PM
XJ_Phil
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX View Post
K...just wanted to make sure u didn't have a 44 or the Chrysler .....now have u pulled it apart yet?....does it have C-clips?....I have what u need for any of the axles ....just want to give u the right parts....can u text me a picture of the axle with the diff cover on it?
Thanx...

I'm up to my elbows grilling up yard bird for dinner right now, but I can send you pix a little later on. If I miss sundown (that gets here really early these days), I'll do it first thing in the a.m. I will take the pic with my cell phone, but I'm not too sure how to get it from there to here.
11-25-2012 05:20 PM
WOKNROX Or post a picture of the axle here?here's
11-25-2012 05:20 PM
RadarRob2012
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX
K...just wanted to make sure u didn't have a 44 or the Chrysler .....now have u pulled it apart yet?....does it have C-clips?....I have what u need for any of the axles ....just want to give u the right parts....can u text me a picture of the axle with the diff cover on it?
Thanx...
So, do you have any D44 parts for a Rear Axle? I broke something in mine today. Whenever I turn, it makes a grinding, popping sound. But I've got an extended warranty. Hope they cover it. I spun my tires, got traction, and BOOM!!! But I drove it home, thank god.
11-25-2012 05:17 PM
JoeBot13 I did a quick search on craigslist for "XJ Dana 35" and came up with quite a bit of stuff ... It depends on your gearing but it looks like you can find what you need
11-25-2012 05:17 PM
XJ_Phil Ooooops! ** HAVE A LINE...........on some for CHEAP?
11-25-2012 05:14 PM
WOKNROX K...just wanted to make sure u didn't have a 44 or the Chrysler .....now have u pulled it apart yet?....does it have C-clips?....I have what u need for any of the axles ....just want to give u the right parts....can u text me a picture of the axle with the diff cover on it?
Thanx...
11-25-2012 05:11 PM
XJ_Phil
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Originally Posted by JoeBot13 View Post
According to the all powerful Google ... it is in fact a Dana 35
Do you a line on some for CHEAP? I think factory new is around $150ish. I could be wrong (wouldn't be the first time).

Thanx,
Phil
11-25-2012 05:04 PM
JoeBot13 According to the all powerful Google ... it is in fact a Dana 35
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