Discussion in 'The Garage' started by gokartergo, Aug 12, 2002.
We all had a blast..
where was that at looks like fun. /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
Truckee, CA Just west of Reno, Nevada.. There where over a 1000 people there 990 of them where driving Jeeps are Toys.. We where stightly out numbered there...LOL
I must say, that was one bad ass Suburban. D60 front, D70 rear, 4.88's, dual ARB's, ORD doubler, cross over steering, 38" Swamper radials, 6.5 turbo diesel...Even had a GPS system inside.
One thing I learned this weekend is that I am sick and tired of open diffs. /forums/images/icons/crazy.gif So next weekend, I'm welding the 14b. No more of that open $hit. Also, I learned that bead locks would have been a good thing....Climbing that one hill, a rock busted the valve stem of my rim, tire went flat in about 10 seconds....and I was on a pretty bad ass hill too...While tryin to back down, I got turned alittle sideways on the hill, ended up peelin the tire off the frickin rim. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif Had to anchor my truck with a winch from the top of the hill, use a high lift under the bumper, a floor jack under the diff, a shovel to dig a hole under the tire so I could get it out and the new one in.....lol.........All in all about 2 hours to change a tire. So this weekend was a definate learing experience for me... /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
Yea the Burb was sweet.
damn sounds like quite the time!!
im still confused..when you say open diff.. what exactly does that mean..? i know about t-cases and the part time/full time 4x4..and lockers...but what exactly do you mean..or does this stuff have nothing to do with an open diff..?
Open diff just means there's no locker or posi of any kind in the differential.. /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
ahh ok i gotcha!..so what does it mean when you like weld the axle..
That is called a Lincoln locker...Named after the Lincoln welders.
what exaclty does welding the alxe do though...weld the gears or somethin?
Yep so they both turn.. But on a 10 bolt something has to give and more then likely it will be a axle..
Check out this write-up on welding the 14b. This is how I'm going to do mine. /forums/images/icons/grin.gif /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
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