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c-clip eliminator for 9.5" 14 bolt?

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by muddysub, Jan 5, 2002.

  1. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    c-clip eliminator for 9.5\" 14 bolt?

    does anyone make one of these? i've seen kits for other axles but not a 14b-sf.

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    Re: c-clip eliminator for 9.5\" 14 bolt?

    C clip eliminators are crappy for the street and NOT meant for the side loading of off roading.

    You've already got an 8 lug frontend--just get a full floater.

    I have a semi floating 14 and I've never had any problem with it at all.

    I have seen 12 bolt rears hold up to 44s for WAY too long to worry about C-clips.

    I'm going to a full floater only for an easy-install Detroit. If my SF 14 was open, I'd just get a lock-right and keep it.

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  3. muddysub

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    Re: c-clip eliminator for 9.5

    cool, i didn't really know what a c-clip eliminator was, but now i know i don't need one. thanks

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    Re: c-clip eliminator for 9.5

    Yea, they really are meant for drag race use only. If you run bias plies and keep them aired up you can go for a while before they start leaking.

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    Re: c-clip eliminator for 9.5\" 14 bolt?

    If you run rear disc brakes... if a clip breaks, least those keep everything inside.....

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    Re: c-clip eliminator for 9.5\" 14 bolt?

    With a 33 spline axleshaft, I wouldn't worry too much about the c-clip. They commonly hold together really well till you break the shaft so it should be fine.

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    Re: c-clip eliminator for 9.5\" 14 bolt?

    Matt (Baby Blue) just broke his 14sf driving it around town after we went wheel'n. He broke the center pin which caused the axle to start to walk its way out. The biggest bummer is that it was a friends...he is going to see if he will take a 14ff in return. Still I wouldn't worry about it if you drive sainly (Matt does not!).

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