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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-18-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By BirminghamTJ
I just wanted to update this thread for anyone...

I just wanted to update this thread for anyone reading. After nearly 25k fairly aggressive miles, the gears are still doing great. I'll add this to my pile of things that look much more difficult...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-12-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 40,574
Posted By BirminghamTJ
I think the bottom is usually sufficient....

I think the bottom is usually sufficient. Basically you're attempting to dampen the vibrations in the whistling fins. It's trial and error with each bar.

It would be nice if the manufacturers...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 11-11-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By BirminghamTJ
X2. I'm currently making a 120 mile commute...

X2. I'm currently making a 120 mile commute daily... the jeep is not being friendly to my wallet at this point. Haha
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 11-03-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By BirminghamTJ
I will definitely keep an eye out for that, I'm...

I will definitely keep an eye out for that, I'm planning to purchase one soon whether i need it or not.

I have the shafts in now, for some reason after i posted, they fit in perfectly. No more...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-30-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Alrighty. I picked up my shafts today with the...

Alrighty. I picked up my shafts today with the new SET10 kit pressed on. When bolting them in, they get massive preload before the retaining plate is torqued. (Enough that i can't spin the shaft by...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-24-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Thanks jerry! That doesn't look hard at all. I...

Thanks jerry! That doesn't look hard at all. I dont have a press or bearing separator though, so I may take the shafts somewhere to have someone else press them on.

I'm not a fan of hammering...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-24-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By BirminghamTJ
This is what I did today, but other than obvious...

This is what I did today, but other than obvious wear, I have no idea what to look for. I have two of the SET10s in the garage, just have no idea how to install them. Maybe I'll take them to someone...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-23-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By BirminghamTJ
It's definitely the optional d44. I ended up...

It's definitely the optional d44. I ended up getting build sheet confirmation before a regear about a month ago.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-23-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By BirminghamTJ
I could see that, however, mine is not the c-clip...

I could see that, however, mine is not the c-clip style. I'm only concerned because I dont remember a "pop" or vibration at higher speeds like this one is causing.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-23-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Nah. The seal isn't leaking. The bearings didn't...

Nah. The seal isn't leaking. The bearings didn't show any signs of wear or have any odd noises, but my judgement doesn't mean they arent worn. I have new bearings, I've just never installed them so...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 10-23-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By BirminghamTJ
play in rear axle shaft... need new bearings?

So ive been tracking down a clunk from my rear axle. Sometimes it almost feels as if the jeep is sliding slightly side to side in the rear when turning, hitting a bump, laening... etc. I took off my...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By BirminghamTJ
The shops here were amazed that I had a d44 in my...

The shops here were amazed that I had a d44 in my 01 Sahara. They kept trying to tell me that I had a d35... Even pulled out my build sheet with "Dana 44" in black and white.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-20-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Right. The first 500 miles will be over in a...

Right. The first 500 miles will be over in a week, to and from work. As long as it survives that long, I can open it up and check for any odd wear, noises or such.

If it's good at that point... My...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-20-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By BirminghamTJ
I like that plan anyways. If I toast it... I...

I like that plan anyways. If I toast it... I guess lesson learned and I'll be doing it again. Haha.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-20-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Thanks! I'm getting more comfortable with the...

Thanks! I'm getting more comfortable with the setup by the minute.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-20-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Thanks Jerry! I'd also like to thank your for...

Thanks Jerry!
I'd also like to thank your for you input on this forum! I couldn't begin to count the posts you've made that have helped me modify my jeep.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-20-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Hey fellow jeepers! ...I made the jump to...

Hey fellow jeepers!
...I made the jump to change out my r&p yesterday.

I'll probably get blazed for this, but after most of the auto shops around tried to tell me that I did not have a d44...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-22-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Are your bearings smooth and silent?

Are your bearings smooth and silent?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-21-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Not sure, but ill check in the am.

Not sure, but ill check in the am.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-21-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By BirminghamTJ
2001 sahara. It said they're interchangeable and...

2001 sahara. It said they're interchangeable and they Jane the same mounting surface distance but the alloys are thicker on the hub writh the silver bearing.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-20-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By BirminghamTJ
This is what I was thinking because its the...

This is what I was thinking because its the silent "z" model. The other one has a thicker mounting plate on it though. (I have no idea what the actual name of that part is)

I think that's what im...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By BirminghamTJ
Timken D30 hubs received today... what is this!?

Hey gys/gals, I got in some hubs that I ordered a few days ago (sort of). I wanted to know how this would even happen and if i should be concerned.

Part numbers I ordered - 2 - HA597449
Part...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-19-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 148,686
Posted By BirminghamTJ
I would be willing to bet that the frame or axle...

I would be willing to bet that the frame or axle side track bar bolt has worn out its bracket. I'd check it and if it is drill it out to 1/2" grade 8 minimum or weld new brackets on.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-18-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30,200
Views: 1,498,092
Posted By BirminghamTJ
I pulled the manifold off and replaced the gasket...

I pulled the manifold off and replaced the gasket yesterday. I need to get a water pump gasket so I can drive her around. Woohoo!
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-17-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,742
Posted By BirminghamTJ
I think I've found it. The problem wasn't with...

I think I've found it. The problem wasn't with the cold air intake at all. Pulled off the intake and tb and tracked the noise with an electric stetho. It's a leaky manifold seal. Im pulling it apart...
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