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in theory you should be close to rockwells with a V8 and 42s.. or built 60.

so i think mild front 60 should be fine for you and 54s hell that jeeps only got 8 lugs, so its most likely a 60.
I didnt think I would ever go bigger than 37s or ever swap in a v8. plus i dont wheel like a moron on the skinny pedal.
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thats a big list, but a pretty sweet big list to have!
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agreed! ^^
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(triangulation)
Here i was planning on coming in at the end of this thing and saying "needs moar triangulation IMO" and you go and ruin it... thanks a lot... lol

Other than that... looking good. lol
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What is your take on the matter, jey? You've got more experience than I do.
Now I'm not too experienced with those type of joints (only use heims really) and it may be better to mount it like that since the only thing holding the guts inside the joint is a snap ring and/or a threaded ring.

My only concern for it being mounted horizontally was the joint itself not having enough mis-alignment for the travel you want to acheive.

I'm not too big a fan of those joints because of the smaller bolt required, but there may be newer joints that use larger bolts. What size bolt do these use zach?
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9/16" you can get them in 5/8" or 3/4". the 3/4" bolt size the joint goes to 3" instead of 2.63.

I like them because they are inexpensive to rebuild and they are greaseable which makes them last longer and allow for some noise reduction with the plastic. A ton of guys run them on pirate and I really have not had an issue with them. Heims are nice but the good ones are not cheap at all. (JK etc)
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So I welded for a few hours tonight, and that was enough for me to hate welding. haha.

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cant wait to see the bedsides skinned back on!
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ever think maybe about those pitbulls idk how much they are but they do make a 40 and 42.
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cant wait to see the bedsides skinned back on!
week or two before then. lol
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ever think maybe about those pitbulls idk how much they are but they do make a 40 and 42.
yeah i like them but $$. maybe ill find a deal on them. I have a few styles in mind but I dont like buying new! haha.
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craigslist man lol. thats where i got mine, 200 miles on them gotum for 500$
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I'm tellin ya man... 42 pitbulls work fantasticly! Out did Iroks, boggers, tsl's, etc on the trails for overall performance. I know you don't do mud so you don't need a bogger and you don't need a sticky. So I think pitbulls are def the ticket. IMO...
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I was thinking those Pitbulls, Kevlar MTRs, or Iroks.
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39x13.50r17 iroks hans down...dirtiest ruck ever
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I didnt think I would ever go bigger than 37s or ever swap in a v8. plus i dont wheel like a moron on the skinny pedal.
huh?
i'm not always on that pedal and it wont take much to break a d44 with 42s

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I was thinking those Pitbulls, Kevlar MTRs, or Iroks.
please not iroks, the sidewalls make them look like balloons
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im not too worried about breaking the D44, whatever you know. I dont think I will break hubs, they are much different than the standard D44 hub. Id say ring/pinion, u joints, and axle shafts.

like balloons? idk. never noticed it before.

im thinking something like this. :)

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those would look sick on there, or some trailgears like Jey had.
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those would look sick on there, or some trailgears like Jey had.
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i cant find a picture now, but they always seem to have a ballooned out kinda appearance. and by d44 i meant anything on it, not necessarily the hubs.
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i cant find a picture now, but they always seem to have a ballooned out kinda appearance. and by d44 i meant anything on it, not necessarily the hubs.
yeah i know. i think id like to run a hi9 with D60 outers. I really like that ruff stuff 9" they just came out with. I just need to find a good used hi 9. Then run the 35 spline shafts. :) but if you have any idea what i am talking about you know how much that would cost. LOL
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those would look sick on there, or some trailgears like Jey had.
im pretty stuck on the Kores since they are members of the pirate community and he seems like a pretty cool guy and it comes with a good price. Probably just get some 17x9 cragers and weld that kore beadlock to it.
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yeah i know. i think id like to run a hi9 with D60 outers. I really like that ruff stuff 9" they just came out with. I just need to find a good used hi 9. Then run the 35 spline shafts. :) but if you have any idea what i am talking about you know how much that would cost. LOL
Those ballistic housings are fawking huge though!
well they look huge atleast..

and yea, i know what your talking about.. mega bucks..
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