|04-12-2019 05:27 AM|
|Mopar Moe||I Like the few pieces of Gen-right stuff I've been able to afford. Timed my buys around the free shipping offers...I think this thread is a testimony to the direction of the 4x4 world right now..we've got a litany of people with deep pockets that have never tured a wrench and don't own a torch, who look through web pages and see nice wheeling rigs and want in, they don't realize that any custom off road rig takes a touch of mechanical aptitude to keep healthy.|
|03-18-2019 11:50 AM|
|03-06-2019 01:52 PM|
Jesus titty fucking Christ.
I haven't logged into Pirate since this thread was probably new so I had to create an account just to comment on this stupidity.
If the three link mount is so terrible in your mind, go truss it and put an new cover on the thing. But considering you cant figure out why a diff cover is leaking after 2 years I don't think rocket surgery is your game.
I personally have nothing against GenRight as a company, its employees, or its products. But dammit if they don't attract the biggest fucktards as customers.
Its the same formula, fucktard wants a Jeep to rock crawl brah! Fucktard doesn't know two shits and pays a shop to do work for them. Fucktard still doesnt know two shits and complains like their problems are NASA level engineering. Fucktard bitches and whines that everyone else is the problem and why cant the world just accept their fragile delicate ego and swaddle them in silk. I swear, whenever I see a GenRight sticker I run in the opposite direction.
|03-05-2019 07:08 PM|
Check it with a straight edge and a feeler gage.
Since something is welded to it, odds are it’s warped. If that’s the case have a machine shop surface it. Whole project including removal, surfacing, installation should take under a day.
|03-05-2019 06:52 PM|
|Filthy McChevy||A microscope is not the tool to use to figure out if the Diff cover is warped. When you finally make sure you have a flat one then you can figure out if the axle housing mating surface is flat, then you're starting out where you should have been. It ain't rocket science.|
|02-27-2019 03:19 PM|
Even after your cock breath comments I will allow you to tow your pos over to my house half way between where it's at your place. Bring me some carne asada tacos and a 12 pack of beer and I will fix your front diff cover leak. Anyone who has grown up working on stuff can fix the leak in an acceptable manner in an afternoon. Even if a "correct fix" is some sort of truss to eliminate the diff cover bolts.
Oh and your still a whiney bitch that should have a civic
^^^ that was a legitimate offer
|02-25-2019 08:08 PM|
|Big4x4Rides||2 years and you cant pay someone fix an axle leak, yet you want to talk shit about pirate members? Drop a pair of nuts, and work on and build your own shit instead of paying people to do it and then crying about it for years. For fucks sake, you complain about a leaky front diff cover, yet haven't even made an attempt to pull the cover and inspect it? If that's too difficult for you to do yourself, maybe you could have your husband check it for you while you are in the kitchen cooking dinner.|
|02-25-2019 05:42 PM|
I have a buddy who has used GR on 3 heeps, YJ, LJ and a JK... they definitely push the Currie axles!!!
On the reputable part.... He’s never had any trouble with them.... He’s had buddy’s buy axles, armor, cages along with the full builds he’s done.... I’ve bought full armor through them. No problems whatsoever!!
I couldn’t imagine purchasing a product, taking it somewhere else/installing myself, then bitching about fitment or fabrication problems!!! All GR was asked was to supply a product... and sounds like the product has been proven on other builds!!!
OP...... stop Fkn around!!!! 2 years????
Fix your shit!!!!
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|02-25-2019 04:53 PM|
I just saw this come up again from the past and did a quick re-read.
Everyone has an opinion...…...some good some bad.Any reputable shop
can have a bad day as I've even had lower link brackets on an 8.8 TJ swap for my Sons Jeep welded on wrong by a local reputable shop...……..and I didn't notice until I had it reassembled and went to install it.They had no problem making it right on their dime.That was years ago but it happens.I have never used Genright or their products,
I have nothing personally against Currie and have not run their axles but when I went to 60's on my TJ I bought Solid's from Ohio.I like the design better and have Zero issues.It looks like Genright uses Currie exclusively and the same set-up on many of their builds.
I hope Todd gets it fixed.
|02-25-2019 01:25 AM|
|02-25-2019 12:28 AM|
So you have been and still are in occasional communications with Genright ?
Do they know about this thread ?
Curious if you can weld to the Currie centers for a link mount like you can on a Dana and ditch that weird cover/bolt set up, but I guess they have a crossover mount to accomplish that, was the truss link mount an option and you chose the diff cover mount ? (just asking seriously don't know)
You spent alot of money, and they have all of it, so they are are more or less, Done with your project so to speak .
Take that buggy out to farm country and find some old boy that knows what the fuck he's doing and he will fix your leaks, shit I can't even see em, and I'll guarantee I can fix em, make a better UL mount system to boot .
Hope you get everything sorted out, I can see how this could be frustrating when you paid up, things like this reinforce my trust issues, I keeps me from letting other people build or work on my shit .
Best of luck to you .
|02-25-2019 12:01 AM|
|notstock||Just curious, at any time in the last 2 years when you have had the diff cover off have you checked to see if the cover is warped?|
|02-24-2019 11:32 PM|
After finding this thread this evening and getting back to everyone for the most part I would like to figure out the root cause of the issue. Obviously it's mostly understood at this point by the majority that attaching a CA to a diff cover is a bad idea. Someone should tell GR so they don't suggest and support their product to a consumer like myself that put some faith in their advice. Some lessons are learned the hard way. With that said and underneath all the BS and commentary there are some good suggestions that I most certainly will consider and may try. I'll keep posted later this year when I have a chance to see what corrects the issue. Thanks guys. no seriously, I do appreciate it.
|02-24-2019 11:22 PM|
Honestly the rear axle seal leak is not that big a deal and doesn't bother me.. that is an easy fix. PITA, yes but not something I would ever post up about unless I am finding poor support from the shop/seller. In my case I am exposing a bad design by GenRight (not a Currie diff cover) and further letting other's know that I have had to deal with a company that doesn't support their customers. fucking brainless dirty dicks that like to complain about Wrangler owners. It's a bit more complicated than a simple oil leak that is fixable and certainly has more to do with lack of support.
on to your suggestions, noted and appreciated. For the record I have a Lube Locker on there now that I attempted in my final fix and GR is suggesting I remove it.
|02-24-2019 11:21 PM|
As for the design being on other rigs and proven it only came to light after the install that Andrew shared with me that these covers can weep (doesn't sound too proven to me nor an isolated issue, more like a design that should be scrapped). Also let's be clear on the point that I in no way offer protection for the shop that originally did the work just don't care to go there in this thread. Given the issues of their work I would never consider using them again, nor have I contacted them, not once, about the issues I am having because I don't hold them responsible for the design. I started this complaint given lack of customer support on GenRights end. This could have easily been avoided with some reasonable customer support. I am fairly certain the cover is not warped but I might check into that given the suggestion. If that turns out to be the case I will certainly note it in this thread and GR will come out smelling pretty good if it is indeed due to shitty work on the installing shops end. The parts come ready to put into position then you weld. Welds look good and the issue is coming from the bottom of the diff cover which leads one to believe it's pulling back from the top of the cover and opening the bottom slightly. I have everything torqued to GenRight's specs, checked and double checked on multiple occasions.
Yes it's been pulled apart cleaned on at least three occasions and reinstalled with a different fix/solutions all to offer the same results.. a leak after a few hundred miles. Welding bolts will be last attempt after I let GenRight give it a stab (if it even comes to that). Again I know what I got and what I have built and don't have any problem keepn up with maintenance. That stink dkbrth is even making it's way off your post, called toothpaste and mouthwash you should consider using it when you step out of the closet. I like my shit working right so sorry I've posted my legit concerns for others to filter.
I can appreciate the substance in this post even tho you can't appreciate the skirt I have on. Yeah I am aware of the ram design install flaws, was not my idea and the number one reason I will never use the shop that did the install again. In fact I think it ruined the ram in just a couple thousand road miles. Hoping the ram is not destroyed, I'll know pretty soon and may get into that later in this thread once I know for sure. That issue is being corrected at this very moment. Yamaha bond,,, hmm.
|02-24-2019 09:42 PM|
Is this a bitch session about your leaky diff or a build thread/fantasy???
And why are you bringing it back from the dead???
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|02-24-2019 09:32 PM|
|02-24-2019 09:14 PM|
Luckily I don't have to smog the rig, this rig will be driven on road and off. Good thing because I do believe CA has really cracked down on the LS swaps since I started the project a couple years ago. Maybe quite the mess for some.
The rig will certainly be driven off road however no doubt I don't have plans to tear it up. If that were the point I would be building something more in line for that style of wheeling. I just don't get that shit but certainly if I were into racing or just trying to brag about how low gravity has pulled my ball sack down I would have a buggy of sort.
|02-24-2019 08:53 PM|
|65Chevy4x4||I would suggest some alignment dowels into the cover and diff to take load off the bolts and help keep the cover from flexing|
|02-24-2019 08:46 PM|
Actually some good advice. Originally when I posted I most certainly should have shared some photos of the issues rather than the rigs. Hopefully I can get my photos I just tired to share working so they don't take up three wide screens. The gripe is actually more advanced than just leaks, it concerns customer service, more or less lack of, and advice from the company that steered me away from my original build plans. Hope to get the rig back in the next 60 days and if fixed I'll let everyone know what worked.. if not I will keep everyone informed on my venture down to the GenRight shop and let everyone know of the outcome directly from the source. If some good advice shows up on this thread I will certainly take it into consideration/try out the idea.
I do hope I can make the design work as it was the original plan and looks very clean. I think the most frustration part is the fact that I listened to their advice then they left me hanging as problems started to arise. To date I have tried RTV, Permatex as well as another sealant someone suggested but can't remember because it was so long ago.. currently have a lube locker (which GR told me not to try and at this point to remove).
|02-24-2019 08:07 PM|
As I get started replying to all the comments I would like to say if Pirate hosted a stand up comedy circuit around the country I'd most certainly show up.. probably stand up myself to spray a shit on all the shitters. Let give this thread the much needed update it deserves.
**DAMN photos are posting way too large**
|02-24-2019 06:49 PM|
Fucking Pirate. I haven't even bothered to get back to this thread but I'm sure if I read all the comments above it would be good for a laugh, I did catch a few lines that gave me a smile.
Perhaps it would have been best to have let GR do the install vs. the shop that did the work, at this point I'll forfeit that. Too late now and honestly with the service I received after purchasing the parts I'm glad GR didn't do the work. Problems persisting to this day are a bit more than a simple axle seal leak and a diff cover leak. After all this time I am hoping to just move forward and repair the faults/issues of the design. To this day the rig has less than 2,500 miles on the setup but that will soon change.
Rig has been down at JSS for the past two years. The mess will get fixed before it comes back. I haven't bothered to read all the comments on this tread because I could care less to see what folk, who are incapable of wiping all the shit off their own ass, have to say however there is no doubt GenRight has been a joke to deal with which has been my experience. Regarding the front diff, the seal leak will hopefully get figured out and if not I will change the setup completely. I have reputable shops that have looked and attempted fixes and it's like anything else.. they will laugh at other shops work or say "well that was done wrong, I would have done it differently", all of which have commented on the GR design being flawed or at least open to vulnerabilities (wasn't my original theory). I don't care to bring those shops into the conversation here but I'm sure many on Pirate know the shops and most would probably find them reputable for the most part. I am mostly pissed at the rudeness of GR and the careless attitude after spending quite a bit of coin with them. In no way was I a pita customer.. but yes, aggravated by the lack of support. You would think there is a pretty straight forward fix to the front diff issue but that has not been the case which further supports other's theories that the GR design is flawed. I hope it works out because I like the setup the way it is if it will stop puking. I am well aware of the design and why, in hindsight, it is likely a flawed design. To date the front diff fix has been attempted by two local shops, by me in my own garage (using specs directly from GR) and now is in the hands of JSS down in Cotati, CA (if any of the jackass commenters here care to go take a look and use your Einstein expertise to tell me where things went wrong). The most frustrating aspect has been the diff leak puking all under the rig over pretty much all components from the front diff back.
Waiting to get the rig back with a new LS3 engine/6L80 and Atlas 3.8. Then start the 5.7 Hemi w/545rfe swap in my 05 LJ so that one day my son and I can enjoy the backwoods together. To each our own how we use and enjoy our rigs. I work four jobs, own a boat rental business and occasionally, at this point, get the opportunity to work on my own shit (but usually I'm having to work on my boats not my Jeeps) so outsourcing is no doubt necessary for me (which is good for those that are in the 4WD industry/business). We all offer different skills in life but I guess not being a self proclaimed 'Pro' fabricator with my own youtube channel means I shouldn't post on Pirate to offer up transparency regarding a business and their customer service abilities. Well noted, thanks.
*edit:: I'm going to read back through this thread and post up as some seem legitimately interested to know more/have more detail. I will keep the fix in the update as I am nearing the end of the engine swap. I will get back to everyone who has commented individually over the next day or so which is going to be time consuming.
|01-17-2018 08:09 AM|
|welndmn||Holy old thread bump!|
|01-16-2018 07:16 PM|
Yes its the "thicker" 4x4 front cover, not the thinner rear cover. Maybe .100"
If I had a setup like that which "should work" I would shit can the thin cover and run an aftermarket 3/8" cover and drill and tap the housing to 1/2" and run the bigger bolts in all the holes...
I did that same thing and all I was running on my diffcover was the one mount for a double ended ram. Maybe take a look at Jordans car if it makes it out to KOH and see what they did.....
Or ad some sleeves and plating to the cover????
You say you have been building jeeps for 20 years then fix your fucking leak.... It's not GR fault, you saw what they offer and you said cool.....
And as far as the rear leaking I'm sure Currie or GR will give you new seals for YOU to install..... If you did buy them new...
Is the front cover link mount the best idea ever hell no.. But most of there customers will never figure that out because there jeeps will never get pushed that hard....
Its sad that you are badmouthing a reputable company over some leaking axles.... Maybe ask to speak to tony to get to a permanent fix. He will take care of it..
|05-02-2017 08:58 PM|
The problem is for 40k they obviously used 100 dollar bills for the seals and for a diff cover gasket. 100 dollar bills don't seal too good.
if the diff cover is flat try locktite 518 gasket eliminator.
that is better than any yamabond or other gasket "maker"
Trust me i rebuilt a briggs and stratton 5 hp years ago and it almost started when i was done!
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