11.5″ and 9.25″ AAM Axle Rebuild TRAILER

One of the most popular how-to HD video streaming rentals is Moses Ludel’s 68-minute detailed coverage of the AAM 11.5″ and 9.25″ AAM axle rebuild, dealing specifically with these AAM axles and packed with insights into setting up any ring-and-pinion gear set…Click here to access this Vimeo On Demand streaming HD video rental!

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Rebuilds the Jeep XJ Cherokee 8.25″ Chrysler Axle

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Rebuilds the Jeep XJ Cherokee 8.25″ Chrysler Axle

How-to: Rebuilding the Jeep XJ Cherokee 8.25″ Chrysler Rear Axle This installation includes an ARB Air Locker differential and upgrade axle shafts!      Hordes of XJ Cherokee models now ply the rough backcountry—and for good reason! With its 101.4-inch wheelbase, light curb weight, proven Jeep powertrain components and axles that rival the Wrangler models, the […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Rebuilds a Jeep XJ Cherokee Dana 30 Front Axle

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Moses Ludel Rebuilds a Jeep XJ Cherokee Dana 30 Front Axle

How-to: Jeep Cherokee Dana 30 Front Axle Rebuild with ARB Air Locker The popular Dana 30 open knuckle front axle is original equipment in various Jeep, Bronco and I-H Scout 4×4 models. High and low pinion designs distinguish these applications. The Jeep YJ Wrangler and most XJ Cherokee models use the high-pinion or “reverse rotation” ring […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Jeep Cherokee Dana 30 Axle Rebuild

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Jeep Cherokee Dana 30 Axle Rebuild

  How-to: Jeep Cherokee Dana 30 Front Axle Rebuild with ARB Air Locker   The popular Dana 30 open knuckle front axle is original equipment in various Jeep, Bronco and I-H Scout 4×4 models. High and low pinion designs distinguish these applications. The Jeep YJ Wrangler and most XJ Cherokee models use the high-pinion or “reverse rotation” […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Illustrated Technical Articles and How-to

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Illustrated Technical Articles and How-to

4WD Mechanix Magazine Illustrated Technical Articles! Illustrated Articles —Sections Available 1—4WD Mechanix Jeep 4×4 2—4WD Mechanix 4×4 Truck and SUV 3—4WD Mechanix Dirt & Dual-Sport Motorcycle 4—The Automatic Transmission Workshop 5—Welding & Brazing How-to 6—Outdoor Lifestyle & Travel Columns    For additional discussion, get involved at the 4WD Mechanix ‘Tech & Travel’ Forums!  These forums have […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Make an AAM Axle Tool

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Make an AAM Axle Tool

How-to: Make an AAM Axle Preload Adjuster Wrench      AAM’s 9.25″, 10.5″ and 11.5″ axle design has several quick-service features. The crush sleeve for pinion preload adjustment and the threaded adjusting rings for setting carrier bearing preload are two time savers.      The preload adjuster rings have external slots for rotating the ring. To rotate these adjusters, Miller-SPX has produced […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Q&A Vlog: Axle Rebuilding and Pinion Depth Tools

Q&A Vlog:  Axle Rebuilding and Pinion Depth Tools  In this HD vlog Q&A, Moses Ludel answers a Jeep 4×4 shop owner’s question. Moses discusses the tools and steps needed to properly set up a ring-and-pinion gear set. The primary adjustment is the pinion gear height. See the professional tools and learn about alternatives for setting pinion gear […]