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Forum: JK Tech Forum Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By RichL35
Go for the winch. A good driver with open diffs...

Go for the winch. A good driver with open diffs can do what an average driver locked can do. It will be a lot easier on your driveline since your axles are all stock as well. When you decide to lock...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-21-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,600
Posted By RichL35
Man that sucks! I had an experience with...

Man that sucks!

I had an experience with the manual B&M shifter that I installed in my Jeep a couple years ago. I gave it a few thousand miles to loosen up as requested but it remained very...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-19-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,825
Posted By RichL35
I used to have these before I went to the JL...

I used to have these before I went to the JL latches. I liked them but the powdercoating bubbled up and they started corroding like crazy. My Jeep hibernates for the winter in my garage so it never...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-18-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By RichL35
Well I agree that those bolts are probably an...

Well I agree that those bolts are probably an industry standard but to say that they will work on all carriers and lockers would probably be untrue.
Sounds like you’re on the right track. The...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-18-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By RichL35
In my opinion you are correct. in the engineering...

In my opinion you are correct. in the engineering world you want the 1.5 times the bolt diameter in thread engagement. In other words if it is 1/4" bolt you want at minimum 3/8" of thread engagement....
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-17-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,664
Posted By RichL35
The most I paid was $115 after they quoted me...

The most I paid was $115 after they quoted me $85. They said they had to clean the ring and pinion first and they also broke the sharp edges of the ring and pinion gear teeth with a stone. They say...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-17-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,664
Posted By RichL35
So a little change to the post. I went with an...

So a little change to the post. I went with an ARB locker instead of the Zip. Other than that I ran that axle for a year with 35s with no problems. I took out the 4.56 gear set for a set of 4.88s...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-16-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,079
Posted By RichL35
I’d paint them to match. I’d prep and have a body...

I’d paint them to match. I’d prep and have a body shop lay down the paint.
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-16-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By RichL35
First off you are right to question the lack of...

First off you are right to question the lack of pinion shims. They should be There. Though you can shim the race it wasn’t the answer the manufacturer should have given you.

More times than not...
Forum: JK Build Forum 06-16-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 321,695
Posted By RichL35
Look awesome! I think you’re going to dig the...

Look awesome! I think you’re going to dig the Ridge Grapplers. A buddy has them on his Jeep and they work great in the rocks with a nice quiet highway ride. Really dig the beadlocks too:thumb:
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-16-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,459
Posted By RichL35
Just finished building another Dana 60 and 14B...

Just finished building another Dana 60 and 14B for a JKU I’m building in my shop. The only gun I have ever used that will crush the crush sleeves holding the pinion yoke in my hand is the 20V Dewalt...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-14-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 128,212
Posted By RichL35
I wish Chris and yourself a ton of success. It's...

I wish Chris and yourself a ton of success. It's tough to get a grill like that into market. From selecting a manufacturer, tooling, different molding techniques, up front cash layout investment,...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 06-14-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By RichL35
Looks like a nightmare! You quadruple the failure...

Looks like a nightmare! You quadruple the failure points, proprietary components that will be huge $$$ to replace and possible support issues from a company located in Israel that may or may not...
Forum: JK Build Forum 06-10-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 321,695
Posted By RichL35
Running the G2 Gold placer shafts as well. They...

Running the G2 Gold placer shafts as well. They came highly recommend when I went 35 spline.
Forum: JK Build Forum 06-09-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 26,793
Posted By RichL35
And a couple more.....

And a couple more.....
Forum: JK Build Forum 06-08-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 26,793
Posted By RichL35
14B and 60 patterns. The 60 was supposed to be...

14B and 60 patterns. The 60 was supposed to be good to go. I opened it up and found someone had hacked up big time. The carrier had no preload on the bearings and was wobbling around. There were...
Forum: JK Build Forum 06-08-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 26,793
Posted By RichL35
This JKU has front and rear 3 link with a rear 5”...

This JKU has front and rear 3 link with a rear 5” stretch! This will be sitting on 42” tires and only 3.5” lift! It has been a lot of trimming, modified the frame crossmembers for clearance and a lot...
Forum: JK Build Forum 06-08-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 26,793
Posted By RichL35
Little update on the side project... All the...

Little update on the side project...

All the fab work and hard stuff is done. ARB lockers and 5.38s in the Dana 60 and 14B axles. Everything is painted and the final assembly process is in full...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 06-06-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By RichL35
I'm being completely honest here. The fact you...

I'm being completely honest here. The fact you asked the question means you are not prepared to do this repair yourself. I build axles and I fix axles too... Lots of them! I have actually gone to...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-05-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,600
Posted By RichL35
Thank you for the honest review. I have been...

Thank you for the honest review. I have been waiting to see what people think of them before putting my money down. Version 2.0 for sure. They do look awesome. Hope they get the bugs worked out...
Forum: JK Build Forum 06-05-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,869
Views: 321,695
Posted By RichL35
Hey Stephen, when I had my bead locks balanced I...

Hey Stephen, when I had my bead locks balanced I brought them to this place that not only does car and truck tires but also does agricultural tires, industrial truck tires, and Mack truck tires. ...
Forum: JT Gladiator General Discussion 06-03-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By RichL35
I liked the Gladiator. It would never be a...

I liked the Gladiator. It would never be a replacement for my Jeep but a replacement of a mid sized truck I could see that all day long. The same amount of people haul stuff in their trucks as wheel...
Forum: JK Build Forum 05-30-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,203
Posted By RichL35
Sucks that you can't trust professionals to do a...

Sucks that you can't trust professionals to do a quality job with all their experience and equipment. I suspect just too lazy to do a quality job :censored:! Many times with a magnetic angle finder...
Forum: JK Tech Forum 05-26-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By RichL35
I have them on my JK. I have also had Adams...

I have them on my JK. I have also had Adams shafts previously on another Jeep. They are built with the same parts and quality wise they are the same. To be honest I called and asked the guy at...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 05-26-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 93,869
Views: 9,032,352
Posted By RichL35
To be honest.... I forgot to add in the price of...

To be honest.... I forgot to add in the price of the boat! :jawdrop:
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