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    Default Gear swap shop



    I'm in the planning stages to go up a tire size within the next year, and to do this right, one of the many steps I'm going to take is to re-gear. I'm planning to go with 4.88's for various reasons when I switch to 37's. And I'm fairly new to the Colorado Springs area, so I'm looking for recommendations on where to get this done. Or any Forum members do gear swaps as side work?

    Oh, and I'm not building a dedicated crawler, more of an all around trail Jeep who likes to do an occasional harder trail once in a while.

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    In Colorado Springs my recommendation would be Predator 4WD.

    http://www.predator4wd.com/

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    Its been quite a lot of years since I lived C Springs, but I agree with above...Predator 4wd is probably your best option. Does Tanner 4x4 still exist? I had them do some work back in the 90s on my first cj7...they seemed okay, a bit more budget than predator, but when I found predator 4wd (and focus on cj parts back then) I never went back.
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    Yeah, Tanner is still around but I haven't dealt with them personally. However, I'm sure they could install gears no problem as well.

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    Thank you very much for the replies. Appreciate it.
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    Anyone ever used Bach Crawlers in Monument/Palmer Lake? I happened to be at their shop on Friday. Seems like a cool family run business, so was just curious.
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    Anyone used or heard anything about SFF Customs out in Calhan for installing gears? Saw an ad for them so thought I'd ask. Hopefully make an appointment to get this done beginning of Feb. Still deciding on a shop.
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    You might check at Car Worx Warehouse, 403 Auburn Dr., in the Springs. 719-465-3308. Ask for Larry Hull, he's a long time 'wheeler & builder, long time member here, and as good a mechanic as you'll find anywhere. And honest as they come.

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    Thanks. Hadn't heard of that place, so I will check them out.
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    Called and talked to Car Worx. Sounds like a good place. Was quoted $600 an axle which is right in budget. Think I'll be getting them done there.

    Thanks for the recommendation.
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    Now someone buy my 35s in the For Sale section so I can get 2 more 37s and complete the set lol.

    I will consider some trades, and may possibly take payments for the right person.
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