Modoc Guy builds a jeep


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Modoc Guy

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Put it up on jack stands Friday. I tried to put an indicator on the yoke edge and the DS, but I couldn’t find my big magnetic base and couldn’t get a good solid base to take a reading.

Ran it up to about 55mph and couldn’t see the DS doing anything, but could feel the vibration. Though it does feel differently being up on stands and not being under load.

I’m considering trying @bobthetj03’s angle of 3 degrees at the pinion to see if that makes a difference. Might as well since the diff shop’ closed till after Labor Day.
 
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Well, I set the pinion angle at about 4 degrees and it still makes the same noise.

I just don’t know. I’ve tried every angle on that DS. I’m all out of ideas.

I’m gonna call Action Axle, thanks to @Mr. Bills, and see if they can see something I can’t.

I’ll let everyone know how that turns out.
 
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Be sure to tell Tony that I referred you. His service is always first rate for everyone, but you may get a call back a bit sooner.
I mentioned in my message I gotta referral from a forum member, but I don’t know your name for sure, otherwise I’d name drop in a heartbeat! 😸

He did say on his answering machine that his schedule is out to October! ☹️

But I wanna talk with him first, see if he’s interested in taking this on.
 
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Thanks @Mr. Bills , I’ll give Tony another call in the morning to see if he can help me out!

I was hoping I’d sacrificed enough money for the Jeep gods and goddesses to shine down the light of favor on my little Jeep...........

......but I guess not. 🤣
 
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Spoke with Tony at Action Axle this morning and I’ve got a time set for mid October. That’s the best he could do because he’s that busy!

And I shot the bull with him for a good 45 minutes. Definitely a knowledgeable and nice guy!

So, I guess I’m going nowhere until I can get this DS/rear end issue sorted out. ☹️

And now, all I want for Christmas is my damn Jeep back! 🤣
 
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All packed up and ready to go to the Doctor! 😸

Er, uh, I mean Action Axle in Redding. And I’m hoping that Tony’ll help get the DS issue resolved.

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