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  1. masnottuh

    Transfer Case "Tera-Low" Issue, Advice Needed

    are you willing to sell the blown-up tera-low 4:1 case to me? I rebuild them
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    Verifying best practices for gear break in

    I wonder how they came up with the non-synthetic requirement I've known synthetic oils to transfer heat significantly better than conventional oils as thermal conductivity typically scales inversely to particle size in heat transfer media
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    Interest in Tera Low rebuilds

    do you remember if the inner gear (the circular one that the planetary assembly sits inside) was also destroyed? this is a difficult part to clone
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    Interest in Tera Low rebuilds

    thanks for the kind words, ill certainly check out the book you recommend.
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    Interest in Tera Low rebuilds

    I'd love to chat about a custom front half. The tera kit's main pitfall IMO is the small orbit radius of the planetary gears. my email is [email protected] or if you have a preferred way to connect that's fine too
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    Interest in Tera Low rebuilds

    I recently rebuilt a Tera low 4:1 np231 kit, including machining new helical gears, rebuilding the planetary cage upgrading bushings to needle bearings, etc. The end product is essentially a brand new tera low kit minus the minimal wear items like the inner gear and input shaft. My question is...
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    Used NP231 with SYE and driveshaft worth it?

    how did you install SYE without removing the TC?... the case halves have to come apart and the entire main shaft is removed and replaced
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    Rear end noise on acceleration 20-40 mph

    Hard to say for sure given such minimal information but I have seen a failed ring and pinion do exactly this
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    Used NP231 with SYE and driveshaft worth it?

    SYE is an easy install, my $0.02 cents is pick up that sale on the AA SYE for $220, do the install yourself! id be happy to chat on the phone if you need help w the install and there's also some good documentation posts here
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    Used NP231 with SYE and driveshaft worth it?

    is anything wrong with your current 231? the advance adapters SYE kit is on sale at quadratec for only $220 right now https://www.quadratec.com/products/52237_99_07.htm keep in mind you need a new rear driveshaft for this conversion. Are you actually sure you need the TC drop with only a 2.5in...
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    Grandma's LJ - My 2005 LJ Build

    Ha, she loves it. also surprised her by stenciling her name on the hood :)
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    Lunchbox Locker Questions

    a nice limited slip is typically much better for slick conditions such as snow/ice and even sand. still decent in rocks from my experience as well https://www.powertrax.com/product-info/powertrax-grip-pro-traction-system/ but FWIW I have friends with lunchbox lockers up front and they don't...
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    Grandma's LJ - My 2005 LJ Build

    I wanted the keep the stock aesthetic as much as possible. Hence the stock fenders, stock bumpers, etc Short list of upgrades: 5.5" long arm suspension - 4 link in the rear and radius arms in the front. Mandrel bent lower arms for clearance on stock axles for now 4.88 yukon ring and pinion...
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    Grandma's LJ - My 2005 LJ Build

    recently, the time came to do the upgrades I had been waiting for, pics first and a short list to follow:
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    Grandma's LJ - My 2005 LJ Build

    I eventually got the tj moab wheels since I loved the look and some bigger tires. This thing went on hundreds of adventures in this form.
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    Grandma's LJ - My 2005 LJ Build

    Backstory: My grandparents are the original owners of my 2005 Jeep LJ. After finishing boot, I didn't have a car to drive and I took it off of my grandma's hands many years ago as she stopped driving. As the proud owner of my grandma's jeep, I wanted to build something that she would love...