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GEARS What they didn't tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by keith, Jun 26, 2001.

  1. keith

    keith 1/2 ton status

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    GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    My brother has had some problems lately with the 90 Burban with 6" lift and 36 swampers. Started shakeing at highway speed. Did all the usual tests and thought the tranny was heading south. Well took it to the tranny shop and it passed with flying colors. he said he thought it was the rear. Well my buddy does gears so I take it to him. The rear was making noises upon a closer inspection. So we pulled the cover and behold there was 4:11 gears and a auburn. But it was worn slap out!! We were told it had 4:56 . I then had a funny feeling about the front. Our worst fears had come true. 3:42 yes the factory original. This really sucks. So now where going in the morning to get 4:56 gears for FRONT & REAR with the bearings. Hopefully the transfer case isn't toast. The funny thing is that it drove fine for a long time. Man this sucks

    79 Blazer 6"lift 38 SX's locked/4:56 <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.keith.rockcrawler.com>http://www.keith.rockcrawler.com</A>
     
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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    man that sucks[​IMG]

    77blazer see it at<A target="_blank" HREF=http://community.webshots.com/user/ssmith6333>http://community.webshots.com/user/ssmith6333</A>
     
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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    Damn...Did he use 4 wheel drive alot? and it worked? that sux!


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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    I had to use 4wd a couple weeks ago when I was severely stuck. I had 4.10 gears rear and 3.08 up front. I was really buried in some deep mud though. In fact, I couldn't even see my left front tire at one time!

    Tim
    '84 Chevy K10, lifted, loud, fast, and 3/4 ton axles
     
  5. BIGDEAL

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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    WHAT SUCKS THE MOST IS LETTING YOUR BROTHER HAVE YOUR TRUCK FOR A WEEK AND HAVING HIM SPEND THE MONEY AND GETTING THE BILL! I HATE HAVING TO DRIVE MY MOMS CAR TOO, I CANT SEE OVER PEOPLE!
     
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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    Man that sucks. I've gotten burned before on stuff they didn't tell me, just not that bad. You gonna say something to the guy you bought it from?

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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    THE GUY I GOT IT FROM DIDNT DO ANYTHING TO IT, ITWAS LIKE THAT WHEN HE GOT. IT COME OUT OF FL. AND WAS FIRST BOUGHT IN WYOMING, SO THERES NO TELLING WHEN OR WHERE THE CHANGES WERE MADE. BUT WILL BE RIGHT NOW.
     
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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    THE GUY I GOT IT FROM DIDNT DO ANYTHING TO IT, IT WAS LIKE THAT WHEN HE GOT. IT COME OUT OF FL. AND WAS FIRST BOUGHT IN WYOMING, SO THERES NO TELLING WHEN OR WHERE THE CHANGES WERE MADE. BUT WILL BE RIGHT NOW.
     
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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    See now if your brother had just swapped me that Sub he would have got a decent K5 that has working air and a 12 bolt and I would have been dealing with this [​IMG]. Now I have to go find a Sub. Found a real clean 87 C20 (Don't need 4x4 and don't need that POS 10 bolt) I'm going to look at this weekend again and wave some money in the guys face.

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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    Sounds like buddy is a real stroker or just a poser 4 wheeling wanna be and never used 4WD. That transfer case would have come apart.
     
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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    My brother just got the truck just a few months back. Posser? That thing has been in Fourwheel drive many times and it seemed to work fine. This burb has 6" lift with NOW 4:56 gears and 36 swamper radials. What you got Shawnboy.

    79 Blazer 6"lift 38 SX's locked/4:56 <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.keith.rockcrawler.com>http://www.keith.rockcrawler.com</A>
     
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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    You would have to know if it had that far mis-matched gears unless you only put it in 4wd in deep mud. I put my truck in 4wd to yank out a boat on a slick ramp once with 2.73 front gears and 3.08 rears because I didn't know they were mismatched and I thought my truck was going to tear itself in half when it was all over with. And those aren't that far apart!

    Tim
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  13. BIGDEAL

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    ITS LIKE THIS, I HAVE BOGGED WITH HEEPS THAT HAVE V8'S, PULLED THE FACTORY TOW HOOKS OFF THE FRONT PULLING SOMEONE OUT (KEITH), AND BOGGED IN A PIT THAT WAS EQUAL TO A TIMED BOG FOR MONEY. O, AND ROAD ABOUT 3 MILES DOWN THE RIVER/IN/THROUGH, HAVING TO PULL OUT A Z71 WITH 37-13 BOGGERS. IT WORKED OK ALL THOSE TIMES AND SOME OTHERS TOO!!! SO WHEN IT DOES GO(AND IM SURE IT WILL SOON) A 205 WILL TAKE THE SPOTLIGHT. THE ONLY POSSING I'VE DONE IS FOR THE THOSE PICS OF ME PULLING OTHERS OUT.
     
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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    Big....That K5 is for sale [​IMG]
    Hay some freindly advice. All caps is known as "screaming". Kind of hard to read also. Unlock the caps, it drives most of us nuts and we get Geek rage.

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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    Ditto on the all caps deal!! you are SHOUTING! My contacts get dry when I read all caps. hehe[​IMG]

    On the ratio thing, this is a quote from Rndy's R&P site:
    http://www.geocities.com/baja/5099
     
  16. BIGDEAL

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    Re: GEARS What they didn\'t tell us when we bought it!!!!!!!!!!

    Ok, I the caps thing is worked out. Im not shouting any more. As for the gears they are both 4.56's. So that is all worker out too. Know just to pay up is the problem, can i get any help on that?
     

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