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front pinion angle options???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by reeser, Dec 6, 2003.

  1. reeser

    reeser 1/2 ton status

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    i need to shim my front end to give my new 1350 joint on my dana 60 a better operating angle. however i have a problem my tuck only has 2.7 degrees of positive caster so shimming the front end will kill my caster. i heard that i can put new bearings in my front end to adjust my caster is this true? what are my other options??? thanks.
     
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    Your transmission is twice as long as mine and you've got front shaft angle issues?
     
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    you could have the knuckles turned but that may be a little $$$ or you could instal a dubbler so you can use a longer drive shaft. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
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    just go 1410 in front, it can handle a greater amount of angle than the 1350. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    Your transmission is twice as long as mine and you've got front shaft angle issues?

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    ya go figure and i only have 6" of lift plus a 1" drop on the t case. talk about pissin me off!!! /forums/images/graemlins/mad.gif
     
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    or you could instal a dubbler so you can use a longer drive shaft. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
    Earl

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    i'm seriously thinking about it, great excuse i guess. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    just go 1410 in front, it can handle a greater amount of angle than the 1350. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    i've heard that but i didn't know if there was any truth to it. i have a 1410 yoke off a 70 it should make the swap. i think thats what i might do.
     
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    Your transmission is twice as long as mine and you've got front shaft angle issues?

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    ya go figure and i only have 6" of lift plus a 1" drop on the t case. talk about pissin me off!!! /forums/images/graemlins/mad.gif

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    Raise your transfer case back up! That's why your front shaft angle sucks so bad.

    Where is it binding?
     
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    Your transmission is twice as long as mine and you've got front shaft angle issues?

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    ya go figure and i only have 6" of lift plus a 1" drop on the t case. talk about pissin me off!!! /forums/images/graemlins/mad.gif

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    Raise your transfer case back up! That's why your front shaft angle sucks so bad.

    Where is it binding?

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    say whaaaaaa????????????? it's binding at the yoke on the dana 60. lowering the t case improves the angle and helps fight binding. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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