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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #675 on: November 05, 2014, 08:46:59 PM »
fantastic that you finally got your oil pan covered.  :woot:
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #676 on: July 31, 2015, 08:00:43 PM »
Update time!!  After the 4th at field and forest, I discovered that I lost a c clip for a u joint cap.  The u joint was fine, but it had been gone long enough to make the press fit caps into slip fit caps.  I pulled the shaft to put it back together and put tack welds on the axle.  Turns out the splines have a couple degrees of twist...




The solution was delivered by ups today.  I will get pics up tomorrow.
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88 MJ buggy, 4.0/AW4, 203/205, 3 link front/4 link rear on airshocks, 42" Iroks, full hydro

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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #677 on: July 31, 2015, 09:03:13 PM »
And some pictures I took from the last 2 wheeling trips.









I love this pic!

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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #678 on: August 01, 2015, 07:10:54 PM »
These shafts are pretty....









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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #679 on: August 02, 2015, 05:47:04 AM »
Very nice Tim !
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #680 on: August 02, 2015, 06:15:58 AM »
Chromoly?
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #681 on: August 02, 2015, 08:06:00 AM »
Chromoly?

Um, yeah!

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Dutchman Dana 44 & 60 inner & outer front axle shafts are now available 2 ways. Your choice of Import or Domestic thru hardened "chrome-moly" (4340) material.

Import means the blank forgings came from off shore, resulting in an economical choice if the ultimate in strength is not needed. Domestic means the blank forgings came from Foote Axle-right here in the USA.

As with all our alloy axle shafts, all the finish machining is done in house here at Dutchman. Our front alloy inner axles are custom made to order, regardless if your application is stock replacement or a custom length if you’re narrowing the housing.

Whatever form of offroading you’re involved in; Desert racing, mud bogging, rock crawling, or just simple trail riding, a Dutchman 4340 front shaft will get you home or help win the race.
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #682 on: August 02, 2015, 08:30:20 AM »
very cool!
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #683 on: August 03, 2015, 03:33:37 PM »
Also, for those who are not aware of what's involved when swapping shafts in a d60, this is what the bed of my truck looked like during the process.  The diff cover is off to change the oil.

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88 MJ buggy, 4.0/AW4, 203/205, 3 link front/4 link rear on airshocks, 42" Iroks, full hydro

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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #684 on: August 03, 2015, 05:04:03 PM »
Damn!  knuckles too on them?     I'm glad my knuckles stay on, everything else comes out though.
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #685 on: August 03, 2015, 05:19:02 PM »
those are some big snap ring pliers son!
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #686 on: August 03, 2015, 05:45:37 PM »
I'm not looking forward to that.
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #687 on: August 03, 2015, 06:00:35 PM »
I'd be interested to see how much twist the old shafts had in them
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #688 on: August 03, 2015, 06:08:52 PM »
Damn!  knuckles too on them?     I'm glad my knuckles stay on, everything else comes out though.

The ears on the alloy shafts do not fit through the spindle hole.  ::)


I'd be interested to see how much twist the old shafts had in them

Looking at them again, I am unsure if there was any.  Like I said, a couple degrees at most.  BOTH shafts had slip-fit caps though, so those were not far from going bye bye. 
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Re: Thriller MJ
« Reply #689 on: August 03, 2015, 07:42:30 PM »
I'm not surprised, they add as much material as they can for strength.   My d30 shafts are press fit inside the spindle hole, and you have to remove the grease fittings before you can install or remove the shaft.  When my ears spread some i spent an hour hammering at it to get the thing to come out, i'm not sure if you can even get the knuckle off a CJ30 with the shaft inside it.
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