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diff cover

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sunnyc123abc, Jan 12, 2006.

  1. sunnyc123abc

    sunnyc123abc 1/2 ton status

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    well i screwed up the fill screw on my rear 10 bolt, so i was wondering if i could make my own fill plug on the diff cover. wat i would do is drill a hole in it, and thread it for a screw. Would that be ok?
     
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    It is a bit thin. I would suggest a new cover or atleast solder in a bung.
     
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    A pipe plug needs way more than the thickness of a stock cover to seal correctly so don't even think about it. Weld a bung on and drill and tap for 3/8 NPT.

    Good luck, Jeff

    Mail it to my house and I'll fix for ya...
     
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    Cant re tap or re thread it? Maybe heli-coil?
    I would use a bolt rather than a screw... :D Is it the stock cover? If so I would weld in a bung or nut. I believe thats how the one out of Summit Racing works.
     
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    You can get a brand spanking new chrome one, with a gasket form the parts store for like 25 bucks.
     
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    really? i don't want chrome, but does it have a fill plug on it, and wat parts store u talking about. thanks
     
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    STRAIGHT PIMPIN'!!

    Tho I would vote for a new clear cover if had the $$$. I love Summit!! At your door in 2 days!! And I guess they love me since everytime I order something now I get free hats and stuff.
     
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    ive got a diff cover i dont need. if you want it, shoot me a pm
     

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