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Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-28-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By njs552
Thank you. Makes sense. I will play around some...

Thank you. Makes sense. I will play around some and see what I come up with.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-27-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By njs552
Thanks for the replys. So caster is more...

Thanks for the replys.

So caster is more important than pinion angle?

With 2" of lift my driveline angle was more or less ok, but now thats its seeing 5-6" of lift I was wondering how...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 12-26-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By njs552
Front axle pinion angle

My front pinion angle is 7* above horizontal, and the driveshaft is at 10*. So that leaves a 3* difference at the ujoint closest to the axle. Double cardan joint at the transfer case.

I'm going...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-12-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,384
Posted By njs552
The MML was probably not neccesary, but it helps...

The MML was probably not neccesary, but it helps a little with driveline angle, and I got lucky and it almost exactly recentered the fan in the radiator shroud. I think i measured at one point and I...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-12-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,384
Posted By njs552
The majority of the clearancing was in the front...

The majority of the clearancing was in the front of the trans tunnel, and a little ways up the firewall. Also around the crank sensor.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 12-12-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,384
Posted By njs552
I've got a completely flat skid on my 05. I made...

I've got a completely flat skid on my 05. I made mine from 1/4" AR400 hardened steel, and reinforced with some heavy channel across the back.

It took a 1" MML and some trans tunnel reshaping to...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 09-15-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By njs552
Most driveline shops should be able to make a new...

Most driveline shops should be able to make a new one for you if you bring them the old one as an example.

Can you post some pictures?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 09-15-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,320
Posted By njs552
Suspension lift or not doesn't really matter, but...

Suspension lift or not doesn't really matter, but with no lift you might be able to get away without needing an SYE, especially since you've got an LJ.

You need to figure out how far you want to...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 08-17-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By njs552
Its likely coming from the electronics inside the...

Its likely coming from the electronics inside the bar. Thats pretty typical of cheap switching power supplies that power the LEDs. Not much you can do about it.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-10-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By njs552
Well its is kind if a POS, but it still works. If...

Well its is kind if a POS, but it still works. If this one ever blows up I will probably go to a 5spd.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-09-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By njs552
Thank you guys for the comments. Thats a...

Thank you guys for the comments.

Thats a good idea on the Loctite Water Dog. Although I always thought a nyloc was better than a nut with loctite?

However I ended up sacrificing a racheting...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-09-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By njs552
I like the angle wrench idea. I might try bending...

I like the angle wrench idea. I might try bending one of my Gearwenches to where it might work.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-09-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By njs552
There isn't any space in front of stud for a...

There isn't any space in front of stud for a socket.

And there isnt enough space to even move the wrench once its on the nut because of the cast "fin" on the trans, and the shifter rail assembly. ...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 08-09-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By njs552
How to tighten this bolt?

I've got a dana 300 mated to my to 6spd transmission, but I can only get to 5 of the 6 mounting bolts.

The lower driver side bolt is blocked from the bottom by the shifer rails and trans casting,...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 07-10-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,390
Posted By njs552
It will be a good amount of work to get...

It will be a good amount of work to get everything to fit right, but the end result will be better than building the 231. And a lot cheaper. Here are the numbers if anyone is curious:

NP231 would...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 06-29-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,390
Posted By njs552
After some thought, I am going to swap in a Dana...

After some thought, I am going to swap in a Dana 300 transfer case. I did install the SYE, stronger planetary, and chain in the 231, but what I really need is 4:1. I also spoke too soon on the dodge...
Forum: TJ Build Forum 06-02-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,390
Posted By njs552
Well this has been a lot slower than I thought. ...

Well this has been a lot slower than I thought.
But I ordered a Terflex extreme short SYE yesterday and I will get that installed soon after it arrives. Also have a 6 pinion planetary, drive gears...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 05-31-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By njs552
Buy a better quality cell phone charger. ...

Buy a better quality cell phone charger.

The noise is caused by the switching power supply in the phone charger, and since it's probably a cheap charger the manufacturer didn't spend any time...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-01-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,407
Posted By njs552
Trac lock is the factory installed limited slip...

Trac lock is the factory installed limited slip differential. It is a clutch based limited slip, and the clutches that operate the LSD are known to wear out with less than 100k on them. I would...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-29-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By njs552
It's not as bad as it sounds. Its not cutting...

It's not as bad as it sounds. Its not cutting 2in off the height of the spring, but rather a 2in long piece out of the top of the coil. Just so it fits around the bumpstop cup.

I have this lift...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-25-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By njs552
I am not 100% sure what it stands for but I think...

I am not 100% sure what it stands for but I think it means Factory Service Manual.

Essentially there is enough information in the FSM to guide you though taking any system on the Jeep apart and...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-25-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By njs552
Did you download the FSM for your year?

Did you download the FSM for your year?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-23-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By njs552
FSM will have all that info.

FSM will have all that info.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-23-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,322
Posted By njs552
I have the 05 4.0L with a 6spd, and my brother...

I have the 05 4.0L with a 6spd, and my brother has a 99 4.0L with the 5spd.

The 6spd seems a lot looser, and likes to pop out of 1st and reverse if I'm not careful. The 5spd shifts very cleanly...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-20-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By njs552
This ^^ and make sure there isn't any rust. There...

This ^^ and make sure there isn't any rust. There have been a few threads on here where someone bough a Rubicon - VIN confimation and all - but someone had sold off the axles and swapped in a...
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