Alterntive Replacement WH/XH Front Diff Bush's - AUSJEEPOFFROAD.COM Jeep News Australia and New Zealand


Go Back   AUSJEEPOFFROAD.COM Jeep News Australia and New Zealand > JEEP GARAGE > XH Commander and WH Grand Cherokee


Portal Register Forums Trading Your Jeep New Garage Mark All Read

Post New Thread  Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 27-11-2015
Clarky's Avatar
Clarky  Clarky is offline
Grand Obsession
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Wang NSW
Age: 51
Posts: 4,038
What Jeep do I drive?: WH
Likes: 383
Liked 917 Times in 608 Posts
Check out my Ride(s)
Lightbulb Alterntive Replacement WH/XH Front Diff Bush's

I have come across some alternatives to the factory type front diff bush's
First type for the top 2 bush's. (are being used by a couple of forum members already)

http://trzmotorsports.com/wp2/?produ...ential-bushing
http://www.highhorseperformance.com/..._p/700-105.htm

Second type

http://www.jeeperf.com/#!product-pag...9-8ff24434adf2
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/05-10-Jee...AAAOSwDNdVqN0O
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/05-10-Jee...kAAOSwMmBVnp1A
__________________
FORUM MODERATOR QuadraDrive II CRD 2"Lift +30 rims 255/75/17 BFG KO2's, Saguaro, Runva,
Likes: (2)

Sponsored Posts
  #2  
Old 01-12-2015
Heifer Boy's Avatar
Heifer Boy  Heifer Boy is offline
Established Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Woollamia, NSW, Australia
Posts: 232
What Jeep do I drive?: WH
Likes: 4
Liked 13 Times in 8 Posts
Default

Any advantages to these over factory bushes? Are they cheaper/better/easier to fit?

Cheers,
HB
__________________
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD
2004 Holden Rodeo TD - SOLD
1996 XJ Sport - SOLD
  #3  
Old 01-12-2015
Clarky's Avatar
Clarky  Clarky is offline
Grand Obsession
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Wang NSW
Age: 51
Posts: 4,038
What Jeep do I drive?: WH
Likes: 383
Liked 917 Times in 608 Posts
Check out my Ride(s)
Default

Supposed to be better but only real world use can tell you that.
I will fit the silver/black ones to the top of the diff & the orange/red (one with the bar through it) for the front support, waiting till after Xmas when the $$ are back.

They are more expensive then the factory ones, 2 to 3 times more expensive! But if they are as good as they claim & you have changed these before you will happily pay the difference. Prick if a job.

I have been told that it stiffens up the front end improving power transfer (less movement means power is transferred to the wheels more efficiently)

The negative is supposed to be more vibration can be transferred due to the rubber compound not absorbing as much as stock ones. Reports from the American SRT8 forums is no different to slightly more vibration.
http://www.cherokeesrt8.com/forums/a.../t-150402.html

The reason to replace them is not so much the knocking & excessive movement that you get when they fail but the pinion alignment with the front prop shaft, alignment issues are the main reason the boot fails on the CV in the end causing CV failure

I replaced all the diff bush's with factory ones & the CV, I still had a CV failure 30,000km later.
__________________
FORUM MODERATOR QuadraDrive II CRD 2"Lift +30 rims 255/75/17 BFG KO2's, Saguaro, Runva,
Likes: (3)
  #4  
Old 01-12-2015
JamesLaugesen  JamesLaugesen is offline
Full Flexer
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Hills District, Sydney
Age: 34
Posts: 843
What Jeep do I drive?: WH
Likes: 31
Liked 124 Times in 91 Posts
Default

Good finds thanks Clarky.
My last OEM replacements only lasted ~30kkm, and now well overdue for replacement. Think I might've stressed them when I had the diff hanging a few weeks after installing.
I'll try the red (polyurethane I assume.) upper ones if you're gunna try the silver/black ones.
Likes: (1)
Sponsored Posts
  #5  
Old 01-12-2015
bjm  bjm is offline
Full Flexer
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: yamba 2464 nsw
Posts: 556
What Jeep do I drive?: WH
Likes: 19
Liked 99 Times in 69 Posts
Default

Looking at the two threaded bushes ,how are they tightened up.? Doesnt seem to be any flats for spanner etc.
Likes: (1)
  #6  
Old 01-12-2015
Clarky's Avatar
Clarky  Clarky is offline
Grand Obsession
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Wang NSW
Age: 51
Posts: 4,038
What Jeep do I drive?: WH
Likes: 383
Liked 917 Times in 608 Posts
Check out my Ride(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bjm View Post
Looking at the two threaded bushes ,how are they tightened up.? Doesnt seem to be any flats for spanner etc.
The only install pic's I found showed them being tightening up with a pipe wrench.


Maybe the http://www.jeeperf.com/ ones are the go? I may reconsider

It turns out Jeeperf have 2 grades of bush's "Super Duty" & "Poly"

Like their tie rod ends too.
__________________
FORUM MODERATOR QuadraDrive II CRD 2"Lift +30 rims 255/75/17 BFG KO2's, Saguaro, Runva,
Likes: (1)
Sponsored Posts
  #7  
Old 01-12-2015
Clarky's Avatar
Clarky  Clarky is offline
Grand Obsession
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Wang NSW
Age: 51
Posts: 4,038
What Jeep do I drive?: WH
Likes: 383
Liked 917 Times in 608 Posts
Check out my Ride(s)
Default

Contacted Jeeperf on installation details & they got back to me within the hour.
Quote:
Dave,

Thank you for your interest. Our pinion and passenger bushings do install like the factory bushing set. Our front insert require that you unbolt the front differential mount the same way you would do with the factory part, but instead of replacing it, you press out its insert, and replace it with ours. Please feel free to forward this information to your subscribers and let us know if we could be of further help. Thank you for checking our JeePerf.com website.

Wally
Not bad customer service
__________________
FORUM MODERATOR QuadraDrive II CRD 2"Lift +30 rims 255/75/17 BFG KO2's, Saguaro, Runva,
Likes: (1)
  #8  
Old 02-12-2015
bjm  bjm is offline
Full Flexer
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: yamba 2464 nsw
Posts: 556
What Jeep do I drive?: WH
Likes: 19
Liked 99 Times in 69 Posts
Default

Looks like the wrench I caught the apprentice using a few times, only the hammers missing !!!
  #9  
Old 02-12-2015
valpacer's Avatar
valpacer  valpacer is offline
RubiconSlammer
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Camira QLD
Posts: 1,349
What Jeep do I drive?: JK
Likes: 151
Liked 235 Times in 122 Posts
Default

Pete and Scotty are running the HHP rear mount in their WH/XH's. It will be what i replace mine with as well.

In petes he replaced the front shaft with a DC-uni shaft, and by using the HHP bushing stopped a vibration he had under load and takeoff as the front diff couldnt rotate and cause pinion alignment issues.

I destroy factory bushings every second trip thats why im changing to one lol.

Great info as always Clarky!
__________________
AAW 4x4 Inc - All American Wheeling -
JKU Dragon
Post New Thread  Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


» Advertisements_AS2
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3



All times are GMT +10. The time now is 05:09 PM.




AJOR does not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of AJOR or any entity associated with AJOR, nor should any advice be substituted as technical advice replacing that of a mechanic. You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use AJOR to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, religious, political or otherwise violative of any law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by AJOR. The owner, administrators and moderators of AJOR reserve the right to delete any message or members for any or no reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless AJOR, the administrators, moderators, and their agents with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s). The use of profile signatures to intentionally mislead or misdirect any member on this forum is not acceptable and may result in your account being suspended. Any trip that is organised through the AJOR forum is participated at your own risk. If you or your vehicle is damaged it is your responsibility, not that of the person that posted the thread, message or topic initiating the trip, nor the organisers of AJOR or moderators of any specific forum. This forum and associated website is the property of AJOR.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

AJOR 2002 - 2018 AUSJEEPOFFROAD.COM. All corporate trademarked names and logos are property of their respective owners. Ausjeepoffroad is in no way associated with DaimlerChrysler Corporation or Fiat Jeep.
www.midlifemate.com wayalife.com jkwrangler.com ausjeepforum.com jk-forum.com canadianjeepoffroad.com cryptoprofitcalculator.net
vB Ad Management by =RedTyger=