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    1997 TJ Dana M35 3.55 Rebuild Help

    OK Guys...Dropped a spider gear on the concrete and failed to notice a fracture before I installing it. The spider broke causing damage to all the gears including the pinion and open carrier. After recovering from my emotional break-down I find myself in a re-build funk and need opinions and...
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    Dana 35 Disaster After Rebuild

    Roger that...Could you tell me how difficult it is to replace the pinion?
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    Dana 35 Disaster After Rebuild

    DIY install. see one of my other replies with what I think happened.
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    Dana 35 Disaster After Rebuild

    My mistake. The new shaft went in with the SYE install
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    Dana 35 Disaster After Rebuild

    Did not change R&P as they were perfect the 1st. rebuild. On the 2nd. failure the ring is perfect but there is a small nick in one of the gears on the pinion. We did realize that one of the large spider gears were dropped on the floor prior to install which tells us that was the problem which...
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    Dana 35 Disaster After Rebuild

    Could it be that the 33's are just too big for the Dana 35 3.55 and the size is chewing up the spiders?
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    Dana 35 Disaster After Rebuild

    You guys have been extremely helpful on my journey with the TJ rebuild so far but NEED ADDITIONAL HELP 1997 TJ 5-Spd 4x4 Background: Recently installed a RC double cardan drive shaft and a drop spacer (to drop skid plate under trans). 33's with a RC 4" lift Everything ran perfect....for...
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    New Crate Engine Oil After Break-In

    As usual guy...thanks for the guidance !
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    New Crate Engine Oil After Break-In

    Recently installed a new S&J 4.0L engine in my 1997 TJ 4x4 5-Spd. Used their recommended break-in oil for the 1st. 500 miles. What oil should I use after the initial break-in period...Thanks
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    Is there a market for a used AX15 transmission?

    I pulled out the transmission from my '97 TJ 5-Spd 4X4 and replaced it with a new AX-15. The transmission had 250,400 miles on it and it was working fine before pulling out. We went with a new unit because we installed a new crate engine and figured..."what the hell", why not replace the trans...
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    1997 TJ Rear Differential Help

    Rebuilding my TJ rear differential with all new parts (carrier, spicer gears and ect.) When I cleaned out the housing I noticed a red rubber O-ring on the opening that the axle slides into. The O-ring was shreded so I picked out the remaining pieces. Been trying to find the part # for...
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    Farm Jack Storage

    OK then...what does one use to change a flat tire on a 4" lift with 33"?
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    Farm Jack Storage

    Looking for a farm jack storage solution for my 1997 TJ. Out of all of the options available I like the roll bar mounting bracket for inside storage. Just wondering how that will affect the soft top when I put the top in the down position. Any thoughts?
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    Rear Diff Tag Codes

    What brand and how much.