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Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by 71WhiteBeast, Dec 12, 2001.

  1. 71WhiteBeast

    71WhiteBeast Registered Member

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  2. michaelm

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    Re: Axle upgrade

    lockers?
    warrantied for what?
    go check out Boyce equipment prices, their stuff looks sweet, fully rebuilt etc.
    I thought that was just for the magasines but this site has a write up that shows the same thing
    <a target="_blank" href=http://www.coloradok5.com/boyce.shtml>http://www.coloradok5.com/boyce.shtml</a>
     
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    Re: Axle upgrade

    paid $100 an end for mine... had 'em checked.. went through the brakes (11-&gt; 13 upgrade in the rear; standard to top-hats in the front)... and never looked back.....
    Don't think i've dropped 1K in it! now working on the disc conversion for the rear.....

    $3100? is this a turn key thing? installed? warr on what?
     
  4. SlyDog

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    Re: Axle upgrade

    Sounds high to me, they aren't too hard to install yourself.

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  5. Chaz88K5

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    Re: Axle upgrade

    i paid 2300 for mine ...i thought that was a little high but i needed em...mine are set up the same 4:56 detroid 14bolt and open D60 front...it had about 15000 miles one em when i got em...so preaty much new still

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    Re: Axle upgrade

    Thanks for all the replies I guess I need to keep shoppin'
     
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    Yea drive off down the road. Warrenty/Guarantee just somebody to blame in case the sh** breaks!
     
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    Re: Axle upgrade

    Is that a locker in both the front and rear? Does it also include the full install (all labor), brake lines, u-bolts, top plates and everything to drive off down the road? It might not be as horrible of a price after all if all that is there. New tie rod ends, raised steering block, dropped pitman arm. This stuff all adds up quick if you are doing it yourself. I don't know what I would do, but I would definitely add everything up and if it comes out to a few more 100 dollars than you could do it for I say go for it. Labor and a warranty would be worth not having to F&amp;%K with it. Just my $.02

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  9. 71WhiteBeast

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    Re: Axle upgrade

    This includes everything, except wheels and tires. I felt like it
    was a pretty good deal, being I would try to tackle it myself but not enough room....so the wife says! Thanks for the $.02.
     

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