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Anybody tried Atomic axles?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Madams, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. Jul 26, 2011 at 11:55 AM
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    Madams

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    Instead of doing a SAS any body thought of going with the Atomic axles. I know they high. Look like they maybe a little better than a solid axle and more ground clearence. Just thought I could throw that in there.
     
  2. Jul 26, 2011 at 11:57 AM
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    I'm not sure anyone on here could or would spend the coin on them.
     
  3. Jul 26, 2011 at 11:57 AM
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    Atomic axle are solid axles you would still have to do the swap just like another axle. Atomics just have a CV axle in the housing to give that high clearance.
     
  4. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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    Go to google and type it in
     
  5. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    I know. What I meant maybe better than the axles like is on a 84 toyota pick up.
     
  6. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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    Some body probably has got some deep pockets and maybe have tried them out.
     
  7. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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  8. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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    They installed them on a Jeep on Extreme Off Road, I bet they are heavey as hell, 4 EXTRA CV joints!!! might help keep the tires on the ground
     
  9. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    Probably about 15K each axle.
     
  10. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:08 PM
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    Well yeah they wold be way better but not practical cumming in at about 28,000 just for the axles no thanks. I could buy a bad ass crawler for less then that.
     
  11. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:08 PM
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    15k each axel? no way!
     
  12. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    why are they so expensive?
     
  13. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:10 PM
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    They are fancy like Portals.
     
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    Also sayd the front wieghs 480 pounds.
     
  16. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:13 PM
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    Can probably make some of those axles on your own if your a good wielder and good in fab.
     
  18. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:15 PM
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    Go ahead.
     
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    And a lot of trail and error.
     
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    I'm on paypal now. This is a great investment just like the 10K diesel swap.
     
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