Give me a budjet and ill tell you what Im going to buy.....
If the 35s is all you will ever do IMO if you want to keep cost down. Pull it, have someone straighten it and add a artec truss or something of the sort and good shafts. That housing can take 37's just be prepared to replace that locker thats in there with a rubi front or a arb at some point in time..
If you want to go bigger pull it have it straightened and sell it. Then buy a 60. But if you want to build strength and keep cost down but maybe have thoughts of 37s. Buy an explorer 8.8. Throw the yukon or superior super 88 kit with alloy shafts in it which brings you very close to OE width without spacers, add an ARB in the rear and put an artec TJ conversion truss on it and you'll be golden.
Personally Id take the 9" out of the equation. Its got the lowest pinion of all your options. And you can build something just as good for a bit less money.
Last Edit: Mar 19, 2013 20:13:49 GMT -8 by bigstuck
I would not put any money into your stock housing at this point. The cost to straighten it could go to something bigger and better. Building a D60 rear or 9" will be about the same cost considering you would be buying the same parts for both. Gears, locker, customs shafts to make it 5 x 4.5 brakes to match and both housing can be had for $200ish bucks off CL. If your talking about custom housing to start then add on parts. Could also go either way. Pick your poison and we'll get it done. Just my two cents.
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