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Jeep Grand Cherokee ZJ Brake Upgrade and CV Boot Replacement Follow along as the author replaces the CV boots on his Jeep ZJ and upgrades the brakes
Jeep Transfer Case Drop Made Easy This write up describes Jeep transfer case drops to correct driveline angles and vibrations. It applies to XJ's, YJ's and TJ's
XJ Upper Shock Bolt Repair This write-up describes how to fix broken upper shock bolts on a Jeep Cherokee (XJ)
Dana 44 Teardown and Preparation This write-up will cover the preparation of a 1987 XJ Dana 44 for installation into a 1997 XJ.
Dana 44 Buildup and Disc Brake Conversion The installation of alloy axle shafts and disc brakes on a 1987 Jeep XJ Dana 44.
XJ Dana 44 Axle Swap Install a 1987 XJ Dana 44 in a 1997 XJ
TJ OME Suspension Install This writeup will cover the installation of an OME 2.5" lift (springs and shocks), front and rear extended bump stops, front and rear adjustable trackbars, JKS "quicker" disconnects and a 1" t-case drop on a '02 Jeep TJ Sport.
JKS Swaybar Disconnect Install Install JKS sway bar disconnects on a 2002 Jeep Wrangler TJ.
Rocky Road Outfitters XJ Budget Boost This writeup will cover the installation of a Rocky Road Outfitters 2" Budget Boost on a 1997 XJ to accommodate BFG 30" x 9.5" AT's wrapped around American Racing Outlaw II 15 x 8 Rims with 3.75" of backspacing.
OME and JKS Bar Pin Eliminator Install This write up describes the installation of JKS bar pin eliminators and Old Man Emu shocks on a Jeep Wrangler TJ.
Welded Spider Gears This write-up explains how to weld the spider gears in a GM 14 bolt axle
Axle Identification Chart A guide to OEM axles used in Jeeps over the years.
Axle Troubleshooting Guide A guide to help diagnose common axle problems.
Glossary of Axle Terms A thorough glossary of axle terms
YJ Swaybar Removal A how-to article for removing a Jeep YJ's swaybar and installing disconnects
Figure your crawl ratio If you have changed to oversized tires you have probably noticed that your gearing has become higher. Changing the gears inside your differentials can help get your engine running back within its proper power band for street applications.
Gear ratio chart A chart to determine the RPM based on gear ratio and tire size
How To Identify A Dana Spicer Axle A basic article to help identify a Dana Spicer axle
Change Your Differential Fluid This write-up describes the basics of changing your Jeep's differential fluid, whatever model it might be. The write-up covers a Dana 30, however a Dana 44, Dana 35c axles, etc are all similar.
Dana Light Axle Manual The Dana light axle manual with information, torque specs and part numbers for Dana 30, 35, 35c, 44, 60 and 70 axles. Requires Adobe Reader
RPM vs. Gear Ratio
A chart to determine the RPM based on gear ratio and tire size
TJ Transfer Case Drop Install an OME transfer case drop on a 2002 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)
How-to Grease Leaf Springs This write-up explains how to grease leaf springs to eliminate noises

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