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154 1303 02 Ground Up To The Rubicon Part 1 G2 Axle

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Going on faith that the used Cherokee engine powering Project Ground-Up would get us there and back, we decided to focus on areas of the CJ-5 that we knew would be inadequate for the Rubicon Trail—namely the undercarriage. Our XJ Dana 30 and Chrysler 8.25 were still wearing the relatively thin stock differential covers. A pair of aluminum diff covers from G2 helps keep the gear oil cool and will allow us to bounce the axles off rocks with impunity. Plus, the rear cover has a cool dipstick and drain plug!

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