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Front Shaft

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by pauly383, Dec 28, 2004.

  1. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    Has anyone else ground a u shaped channel into their crossmember with their front shaft ? I looked everything over and my front shaft is still fine , just a little play at the slip . It never made a lot of noise until recently . I believe my front springs are finally broken in , and with the discos and the rear lift kit shocks up front I may be drooping too much . Should I put the unused 4 inch front shocks back up front or what ? What about grinding the crossmember for clearance ? :thinking:
     
  2. Hossbaby50

    Hossbaby50 3/4 ton status

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    If it doesn't take to much meat out of the crossmember grind it to clearence it. If you have to take alot out reinforce the crossmember by adding some steel in around the area you took out to make it strong again.

    Harley
     
  3. divorced

    divorced 3/4 ton status

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    Are your t-case mounts in good condition?
     
  4. 87GMCJimmy

    87GMCJimmy 1/2 ton status

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    I cut out a u shaped piece and then welded in a piece of 3/16 plate. Seems to work so far.

    Mike
     
  5. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    Less than a year old :k5: :k5:
     
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    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    I can do that , don't think I will have time until after this weekend though :confused:
     
  7. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    No welder yet :( I am probably gonna need help for that , I don't think I will grind it if I need to take that much out , until I have help :k5: :k5:
     

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