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Offline markus68

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Axle upgrade
« on: September 25, 2017, 10:04:33 AM »
A quick question
If I upgrade the front axle for better clearance..do I have to do the back as well?
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2017, 10:07:15 AM »
What do you mean for better clearance ?
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2017, 10:10:44 AM »
Portals
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2017, 10:33:10 AM »
your gear ratio has to be the same in both axles if thats what your eluding to.
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2017, 10:45:29 AM »
Are you eluding to a high clearance housing like dynatrac? If so, like Angrytj said, it's just a matter of matching your gear ratios.
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2017, 10:52:57 AM »
unless your doing portals,

cast iron likes being smashed into stuff.
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2017, 10:58:21 AM »
Sorry I meant sometimes the drive shaft ft oem rubs a little due to the lift....RK said usually people just change out the oem fat shaft with a Adams or Tom Woods's narrow one... I haven't torn the boot yet but prob will at some point ..
Maybe try a exhaust spacer to push it back a little would help with clearance also
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2017, 11:01:57 AM »
That makes much more sense, after installing exhaust spacers on Danielle jk, im not a fan...

I would suggest upgrading the front shaft over exhaust spacers
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2017, 11:05:21 AM »
and to answer your question, it's not necessary to upgrade the rear driveshaft if you are not having any issues with it.
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2017, 11:23:51 AM »
I still vote for the portals.  :razz:
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2017, 11:24:39 AM »
I'd love to see someone running portals in the club
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #11 on: September 25, 2017, 11:46:41 AM »
A strong vote here for portals
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« Reply #12 on: September 25, 2017, 11:50:38 AM »
I should start a go fund me for portals
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2017, 01:53:04 PM »
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #14 on: September 25, 2017, 02:20:55 PM »
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #15 on: September 25, 2017, 02:28:16 PM »
Me too. You owe me a ride in that rig. lol
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #16 on: September 25, 2017, 02:42:20 PM »
Some day ill be as cool as Draz,

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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2017, 03:13:19 PM »
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2017, 03:22:17 PM »
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2017, 03:22:46 PM »
Portals would be amazing!
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Re: Axle upgrade
« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2017, 04:38:37 PM »
Awesome ... thanks guys !
As always , great info
Mark