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My CJ7 5.3L LS Build Page 27

 
Figure 103
Figure 103

Figure 103. The rear brake line is now finished. Swagelok fittings were used, so no flares were made in the tube. Swagelok fittings are rated for pressures far higher than most automotive brake flares. They will not come apart, and the tube will fail before the fittings do. They make running these brake lines much easier, and they look good too. A listing of the fittings used in this build will be in the parts list section at a later date.

Figure 104
Figure 104

Figure 104. The axles were pulled so new bearings can be installed before installing the rear disc brake kit. Upon inspection, the rear axle splines are heavily worn and the axles will have to be replaced. The rear Dana 44 in the 86 CJ7 is a fairly rare option, and no aftermarket axle maker has off the shelf axles available. Custom axles will have to be made for this unit. and Mitchell Differentials was chosen to make the axles for this Jeep. They wil be the alloy axles for strength, which will be good with the horsepower expected from the LS engine.

Figure 105
Figure 105

Figure 105. The new Yukon Gear 3.92 and up open differential carrier. This will replace the worn one on the left. This should insure the Aussie Locker install will be within specifications.

Figure 106
Figure 106

Figure 106. These are all the components in the Aussie Locker. Side gears, spacers, inner gears, and springs and pins. We also purchased a new cross pin, and retaining roll pin.