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Old 07-22-2010, 08:43 PM
J Kimmel J Kimmel is offline
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Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Glenwood Springs CO
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are you talking high range or low? running around fire roads in low or low low it whines a bit. on the highway, etc in high range, no.

I had a CJ-7 once with a dana 18 in it and as it turned out the output gear was a cheap charlie from China, and it whined the entire time I had it, and eventually ate the gears. when I pulled everything you could see the horrific wear pattern on that gear

have you called Marlin? could be new bearings just breaking in, tight tolerances.
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