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Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-10-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By beardown
I need to replace the seal anyway and figure ill...

I need to replace the seal anyway and figure ill just upgrade the whole thing while I have it all apart,,
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 10-10-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By beardown
Need help replacing dana 30 yoke and pinion seal

I am rebuilding a dana 30. I plan on replacing the stock yoke with an after market u bolt style yoke... I have the new kit that includes te yoke and the seal. How tough of a job is this? I know...
Forum: YJ General Discussion Forum 09-20-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By beardown
Recommendations on replacement ball joints?

Replacing ball joints on front dana 30... Any recommendation on what to go with? Just the spicer replacements or some of the "heavy duty" ones? Thanks
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-23-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By beardown
Upgrading to solid single axle shaft instead of disconnect type, few questions??

I understand that the new solid axle shaft does not need the seal at the disconnect gear housing on the brake side.... There is also a bearing/seal type thing with teeth at the disconnect housing on...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-21-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By beardown
Any recomendation on a primer paint for axle prior to painting

I am gonna give the new (old) axle a good wire brushing and then plan on hitting it with a primer and then painting over the primer.... Any recomendations on a primer to use? Thanks
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-16-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By beardown
Yea would love to check it out!

Yea would love to check it out!
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-15-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By beardown
Seems like I've also heard that the existing...

Seems like I've also heard that the existing master cylinder will not work for all 4 disc brakes.... Any feedback on this?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-14-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By beardown
Ford 8.8 ready to bolt in to yj, can someone explain the brake situation?

The ford 8.8 that I'm getting is ready to bolt in, it unclouded the disc brakes.... Can anyone telle what other brake components I would need to make this work? Or know of a good writeup?? Everything...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-10-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By beardown
Got it w a huge pry bar and a 2x4... Did the...

Got it w a huge pry bar and a 2x4... Did the trick,, thanks
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-10-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By beardown
I'm thinkin 2 big pry bars and a buddy and each...

I'm thinkin 2 big pry bars and a buddy and each of prying from opposite sides,,, again, I'm worried about damaging that gasket surface is it really ok to beat the pry bars w a hammer. Seems easy to...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-10-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By beardown
Yea looked at that too,, seems to allow very...

Yea looked at that too,, seems to allow very little room for error with those.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-09-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By beardown
Need help removing dana 30 carrier, axle is removed from jeep! Help

Any tips on this? I've seen a lot of prying and hammering techniques, but I'm afraid of damaging the gasket mating surface,,, the axle is out of the jeep and sitting on jack stands.. Thanks
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-09-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By beardown
That's what I figured,,, seems overkill for...

That's what I figured,,, seems overkill for another seal to be at the disconnect housing that some writeups say.... Thanks,
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-09-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By beardown
So as far as the seals.... There seems to be...

So as far as the seals.... There seems to be conflicting info out there. Should there be 1 at the pumpkin and 1 at the outside of the vacuum?? Or just 1 at the pumpkin and none at the former...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-08-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By beardown
Yea that's what I thought! What did that save in...

Yea that's what I thought! What did that save in mpgs? A hundredth of a mile? Ha, i plan on changing out all the seals anyway so I may as well upgrade to the stronger ujoints and 1 piece axle while...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By beardown
Dana 30 vacuum disconnect axle to a 1 piece axle! Im confused, help

I am taking apart a dana 30 that has the 4.10 gear ratio that I need. I plan on replacing most components while they are easy to get to. I am confused by the 2 piece disconnect/vacuum axle.... What...
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-07-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By beardown
Yea makes sense.... But, I am replacing the yoke...

Yea makes sense.... But, I am replacing the yoke and seal and nut!!! How do I measure the initial preload and how do I match it with the new parts?? Thanks
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-06-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By beardown
Ah, so the " preload" refers to the torque that...

Ah, so the " preload" refers to the torque that the yoke nut was at before removing?
Forum: YJ Tech Forum 08-06-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By beardown
Replacing yoke and pinion seal on dana 30,, few questions??

I am going to replace my pinion seal and yoke on my dana 30... I'm clear about this process and tools. Just unsure about the preload ... No idea what this means or how to set it??? I thought I would...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-04-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By beardown
Came out of a 92,,, has the 4.10 gears that I...

Came out of a 92,,, has the 4.10 gears that I need so i plan on replacing most components other thn the gears-, wheal bearings, ball joints, output yoke and seals,,,, may use my existing axle shaft...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-04-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By beardown
This axle is not in the jeep... Yea I'm sure...

This axle is not in the jeep... Yea I'm sure that's what I did to mine but this one just seems to really be seized,, thanks Ill go rampage mode on it with a hammer...also, kind of related..... How...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-03-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By beardown
Does the axle hub nut need to be removed in order to remove the axle shaft?

I am rebuilding an old dana 30. Going to replace everything other than the gears, which is the ratio that I need and are in great shape. Removed all of the brake components and ball joints and the 3...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-03-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By beardown
Basically!

Basically!
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-02-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By beardown
Picked it up today, here are a few pics,,, plan...

Picked it up today, here are a few pics,,, plan on cleaning everything out and painting it too,, can't beat free!
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 08-01-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By beardown
Getting a new axle w new gears, good idea to switch components as well?

I am getting a new (old) axle with 4.10 ratio front dana 30. Is it recommended to put on new wheel bearings, ball joints, brakes etc..... I'm sure the easy answer is - yea if they need to e...
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