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Currie ROCKJOCK 44 and rock hard engine skid

Old 02-04-2018, 10:35 AM
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Default Currie ROCKJOCK 44 and rock hard engine skid

Hey guys, I just swapped in a rock jock 44 front diff. I also have the rock hard engine/trans skid. The ribs of the skid are contacting the engine skid slightly. Axle is pretty centered (as good as I can get it. (Synergy trackbar is as short as she will go.)

Has anyone had an issue with this setup?

My options as I see it are:
1) to trim the ribbon the DIFF just slightly
2) modify the engine skid and bracket that extends down off the motor mount.

Anyone have the same experiance?
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Old 02-04-2018, 10:44 AM
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Just an observation, have you contacted Currie or Rock Hard in an effort to report that these two products could have issues if used together. Often this could mean a redesign of one or both products for a better fit.
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Old 02-04-2018, 11:15 AM
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No but good point.
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So what caught my eye in your post is you said the track bar is as short as you can get it. That seems odd to me. You have a 3.5" lift so that track bar should be longer than a factory track bar in order to get the front axle moved back to center. Are you sure your axle is centered? (Perhaps you have a raised track bar bracket as well and that's the reason it's short).

Just a thought.
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I had this happen with my ProRock 44 & Rock Hard skid, Dynatrac said center the axle and grind what you need to from the rib as its plenty strong and will not hurt it.
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Well I had to trim the trackbar down and axle is centered now. Yes I have a high steer setup.

Definetly better clearance but I'm still contacting the engine skid.

Currie and rock hard were no help.

Hoping someone has a Currie 44 and an engine skid. Want to know what you have.
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Originally Posted by Wrangeler X View Post
Well I had to trim the trackbar down and axle is centered now. Yes I have a high steer setup.

Definetly better clearance but I'm still contacting the engine skid.

Currie and rock hard were no help.

Hoping someone has a Currie 44 and an engine skid. Want to know what you have.
I have a PR60 front and had that problem. I believe I ended up cutting off the front corner and moving the point that the bracket connects to further back some.
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Major interference with my UD60.I just ground some of the ribbing down and all is good

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