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05-03-2012 11:08 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by TjWranglerMan

Dana 60 but it's a Dana lol
Yea, well I'll have to talk to the guy that does my work and see what he says, it might come down to that.
05-03-2012 10:58 PM
TjWranglerMan
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Originally Posted by BigGreenMachine

Idk yet. You have a preference or any good ideas?
Dana 60 but it's a Dana lol
05-03-2012 10:58 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by TjWranglerMan

Then why do u want to go to 37s wit a 6in lift and 3in bl not exactly a set up for a DD
Well I already have the 4" lift and 3" BL. I'm thinking about just going up 1" on the front cause my jeep doesnt sit level because I don't have a hard top or a spare tire/tire carrier. So that would be 5 in the front and 4 in the rear on the body. What you think? It would sit level and I would still have the 3" BL for Clearance on the 37s.
05-03-2012 10:55 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by s14sh3r
What kind of front axle are you looking at if you don't want a Dana?
Idk yet. You have a preference or any good ideas?
05-03-2012 10:48 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by s14sh3r
What kind of front axle are you looking at if you don't want a Dana?
Idk yet. You have a preference?
05-03-2012 08:35 PM
s14sh3r What kind of front axle are you looking at if you don't want a Dana?
05-03-2012 08:01 PM
TjWranglerMan
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Originally Posted by BigGreenMachine

Well right now I have 33s on stock gears and I might be wrong but that is 3.07 if not its 3.73. Either way even if i did get 37s it would be an upgrade. I'm not trying to do anything crazy with my jeep. This is gonna be my new hobby, not my lifestyle or job.
Then why do u want to go to 37s wit a 6in lift and 3in bl not exactly a set up for a DD
05-03-2012 07:57 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by TjWranglerMan

4.88 on 37s is like 4.10 on 35s not optimal but can be done ur gonna want 5.13 and u can gain 3in in clearance wit flat fenders I'm just saying 3in bf is a bit much I'm on 2in and it's pushing for me but I plan or skid and protect which requires at least 1in bf so I'm stickin wit it
Well right now I have 33s on stock gears and I might be wrong but that is 3.07 if not its 3.73. Either way even if i did get 37s it would be an upgrade. I'm not trying to do anything crazy with my jeep. This is gonna be my new hobby, not my lifestyle or job.
05-03-2012 07:47 PM
TjWranglerMan
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Originally Posted by BigGreenMachine

I plan on building a front axel and getting rid of the Dana and what do you mean higher in the rear. I'm going 4.88 gears.
4.88 on 37s is like 4.10 on 35s not optimal but can be done ur gonna want 5.13 and u can gain 3in in clearance wit flat fenders I'm just saying 3in bf is a bit much I'm on 2in and it's pushing for me but I plan or skid and protect which requires at least 1in bf so I'm stickin wit it
05-03-2012 07:42 PM
BigGreenMachine All I'm saying is that if I get rid of my body lift I'm gonna loose 3" of tire clearance that I can't get back with the suspension.
05-03-2012 07:41 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by TjWranglerMan

3in body lift isn't the way to go but like said before do what u feel is right and if u r planning on going to 37s might as well save for a beefier front axle instead of dumping money into the d30 just to have to upgrade it and might as well do higher in the rear end as well
I plan on building a front axel and getting rid of the Dana and what do you mean higher in the rear. I'm going 4.88 gears.
05-03-2012 07:33 PM
TjWranglerMan
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Originally Posted by BigGreenMachine

Well I plan on going bigger tires eventually.
3in body lift isn't the way to go but like said before do what u feel is right and if u r planning on going to 37s might as well save for a beefier front axle instead of dumping money into the d30 just to have to upgrade it and might as well do higher in the rear end as well
05-03-2012 07:29 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by s14sh3r
You can pick up a HP30 from a Cherokee and it's a direct swap. Cherokee axles are cheaper than Wrangler axles, even though they're basically the same.
I'm not trying to keep the wrangler axel. I think danas are garbage. I plan on going 8.8 explorer rear end with 4.88.
05-03-2012 07:27 PM
s14sh3r You can pick up a HP30 from a Cherokee and it's a direct swap. Cherokee axles are cheaper than Wrangler axles, even though they're basically the same.
05-03-2012 07:21 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by TjWranglerMan

With a 4in lift is and 2in body lift that plenty of lift for 35s but its ur rig do what u want
Well I plan on going bigger tires eventually.
05-03-2012 07:14 PM
TjWranglerMan
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Originally Posted by BigGreenMachine

I'm gonna go 4.88 and the body lift gives me more tire clearance.
With a 4in lift is and 2in body lift that plenty of lift for 35s but its ur rig do what u want
05-03-2012 06:49 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by burton160w
$500 regardless is a great deal, but you will still need to factor in regearing your front ($600) and if you're going above 35s, definitely upgrading the front. 4.10 gearing is fine for highway driving and daily cruising with mudding, but you're not going to have the low-end power. Mine is 4.10 gearing, as that's what I had with the OP and haven't regeared, and I'm fine with the east coast trails I'm on, but it's not a crawler.

With 35s, you want 6" lift max. That provides good flex. Don't even think about slapping on a 3 inch. body lift. They look ridiculous. Personally, a 4 inch lift with flat fenders gives a great combination of both.

37s and you're talking a few more necessary modifications.
I'm gonna go 4.88 and the body lift gives me more tire clearance.
05-03-2012 04:08 PM
burton160w $500 regardless is a great deal, but you will still need to factor in regearing your front ($600) and if you're going above 35s, definitely upgrading the front. 4.10 gearing is fine for highway driving and daily cruising with mudding, but you're not going to have the low-end power. Mine is 4.10 gearing, as that's what I had with the OP and haven't regeared, and I'm fine with the east coast trails I'm on, but it's not a crawler.

With 35s, you want 6" lift max. That provides good flex. Don't even think about slapping on a 3 inch. body lift. They look ridiculous. Personally, a 4 inch lift with flat fenders gives a great combination of both.

37s and you're talking a few more necessary modifications.
05-03-2012 02:35 PM
TjWranglerMan This is mine 6in long arm 2in body 36in tsl and mine is tall
05-03-2012 02:31 PM
BigGreenMachine Right now I have 7" with 33s and I think it looks fine. I can get some pretty good flex withy quick disconnects too!
05-03-2012 02:30 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by TjWranglerMan

Anything more then a 2in body you won't get much use out of it and looks tacky and why do u want a 6in lift wit a 3in body lift that's crazy high thats a total of 9in over kill in my opinion and 35s will look tiny I have a 6in lift and I'm looking to lower it to a 4in a 4in lift and 2in body lift is enough for 35s and get good clearance

And if ur planning on crawling and hard trails then you should upgrade the d30 with chromoly shafts locker and u joints along with the re gear
Well for right now I have 7" I might go up to 8" instead of 9" it is crazy high but once I get the rear end done I might go up to 37s that's what I want the 6"
05-03-2012 02:12 PM
TjWranglerMan
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Originally Posted by BigGreenMachine

I did answer them but I didn't quote sorry, I plan on trail riding, rock crawling and mud bogging. Right now I have 4" suspension and 3" body. 33x12.5x15. I plan on going to 6" suspension and one more in in body in the front to level my h
Jeep because I don't have a soft top, spare tire/tire carrier and it sits higher in the rear and I also plan on going to 35s.
Anything more then a 2in body you won't get much use out of it and looks tacky and why do u want a 6in lift wit a 3in body lift that's crazy high thats a total of 9in over kill in my opinion and 35s will look tiny I have a 6in lift and I'm looking to lower it to a 4in a 4in lift and 2in body lift is enough for 35s and get good clearance

And if ur planning on crawling and hard trails then you should upgrade the d30 with chromoly shafts locker and u joints along with the re gear
05-03-2012 01:47 PM
BigGreenMachine I meant I dont have a hard top.
05-03-2012 01:45 PM
BigGreenMachine It is also daily driver!
05-03-2012 01:44 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by TjWranglerMan

You never answered the ??s what are you plainning on doing wit ur rig and what's ur current set up wheel size lift size but like said before 500 for everything Is a complete steal
I did answer them but I didn't quote sorry, I plan on trail riding, rock crawling and mud bogging. Right now I have 4" suspension and 3" body. 33x12.5x15. I plan on going to 6" suspension and one more in in body in the front to level my h
Jeep because I don't have a soft top, spare tire/tire carrier and it sits higher in the rear and I also plan on going to 35s.
05-03-2012 01:34 PM
TjWranglerMan
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Originally Posted by BigGreenMachine

Idk if he is welding it on or bolting it or what. He is one of my buddies has his own shop. He is building it for my jeep. Custom welds bolts and everything from scratch. He's putting disc brakes in and hooking up the brake lines and everything. I will not need to do any work. Be said that the axel will last forever.
You never answered the ??s what are you plainning on doing wit ur rig and what's ur current set up wheel size lift size but like said before 500 for everything Is a complete steal
05-03-2012 01:31 PM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by freeskier
I missed the 500 "installed", but still, think about it. Brackets only cost 250$ at the min, 100-150$ in labor to weld on brackets, thats 150$ish left over for the axle. Its a run of the mill cost, nothing phenomenal unless you needed 4.10 gears. If you want to run 37s you need more than 4.10.

Also whats the installers definition of bolt in ready? Is he just welding brackets on? What about brake lines? E-brake cables?
Idk if he is welding it on or bolting it or what. He is one of my buddies has his own shop. He is building it for my jeep. Custom welds bolts and everything from scratch. He's putting disc brakes in and hooking up the brake lines and everything. I will not need to do any work. Be said that the axel will last forever.
05-03-2012 12:03 PM
freeskier I missed the 500 "installed", but still, think about it. Brackets only cost 250$ at the min, 100-150$ in labor to weld on brackets, thats 150$ish left over for the axle. Its a run of the mill cost, nothing phenomenal unless you needed 4.10 gears. If you want to run 37s you need more than 4.10.

Also whats the installers definition of bolt in ready? Is he just welding brackets on? What about brake lines? E-brake cables?
05-03-2012 11:57 AM
BigGreenMachine
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Originally Posted by TjWranglerMan

What are u planning to do Rock crawl, trails or occasional off roading it all depends and 4.10 will be a bit of a dog but it can be done if ur can deal wit always being in 4th at highway speeds all ur would have to do to the front is re gear if left open if u want a locker or LSD then chromoly shafts and stronger u joints are recommend
I plan on rock crawling, trails and mud bogs. Also my daily driver.
05-03-2012 11:57 AM
BigGreenMachine It's not bolt on ready but I can't weld and I'm not doing any of the work. I'm having my guy do it an that price includes welds and everything out the door.
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