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With the moderate amount of lift you've described (1" to 1.5"), you shouldn't need a to drop your transfer case. Dropping the transfer case is done to straighten the angles on the front and rear drive shafts. In your case, consider the length of the drive shafts and the amount of lift. I don't know the dimensions of the XJ, but consider the length of the ...


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Jerking and thumping when shifting through gears is an indication that you have bad either: bad engine mounts bad transmission mounts bad differential mounts bad axles a combination or all of the above Shifting into neutral does relieve the "tension", as you put it, but you need to care care of these issues. They can end up being costly.


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It really depends on what your stock gear ratio is. You mentioned you have a 2004 LJ (Wrangler Unlimited), which means it probably came with a 3.73 axle ratio unless you have the Rubicon, in which case it came with 4.10 gears. There should be a small metal tag on the rear differential that's stamped with your gear ratio, but it's not uncommon for that to be ...


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Your automatic transmission is your weakest link The wear will primarily be in your automatic transmission. When starting from a stop your first gear is now considerably taller. When you first start to roll it takes the rear wheels longer to get the inner hub to the RPM's that full 1st gear engagement occurs because of the larger diameter of the rear ...


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Dual mass flywheels are susceptible to high energy loads, heavy acceleration and deceleration , towing does not help either, smooth driving and avoid towing where possible , this driving style will add considerably to life of the dual mass. The real reason for dual mass is simply to add additional revenue to manufacturer supported workshops, since the ...



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