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EMS caps or tap my box?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by koldsimer, Nov 10, 2005.

  1. koldsimer

    koldsimer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    So what would you guys do? If I tap my own box, the cost will be minimal. Of coure, what if I get shavings in the box? Or it doesn't work for some reason? If I tap the box, I seriously doubt that I would be able to ever return it if something happened to it. So, the caps are $100- the cheapskate that I am, it almost seems worth it. It seems like I would also have more flexibility when it comes to hose routing. What do you think?
     
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    dodgedude99 1/2 ton status

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    i had tapped the top cover for the sector shaft, and there is ususally a dude on ebay that sells steel caps that have been machined and tap to replace the aluminum end cover, (sort like the EMS, but doesnt stick out as much).
     
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    Hey, there is some guy around here that does it for like 35.00. Bubba knows where it is.
     
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    thats what i got big83chevy4x4, paid $55 shipped, another $10 for the tap for the sector shaft cap, i drilled and tapped, and now i just have to get fittings.
     

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