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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 84zz4ss, Jan 4, 2007.

  1. 84zz4ss

    84zz4ss 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    :eek1: ya .............. that would definatley cause some issues.

    you could prolly fix that with duct tape though.
     
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    Whoa!!

    Can you say shread!!!

    What gears (4.10, 456?) did you have in there?
     
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    84zz4ss 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    High performance 3.42's

    With 35's
     
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    perfect, now you can get the gears you really want :)
     
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    Is that welded??

    If so I have never seen it done like that before.
     
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    looks like the spiders are welded to the case. Ive always been told its a bad idea cause they are made of different materials and it doesnt make for a good weld.
     
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    Quality breakage Scott. :thumb:
     
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    Well, the weld didn't break this time!
     
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    Slapperbar Retired Navy NDT Examiner Premium Member

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    The spiders are sintered metal. Metal powder, a mold, heat, WHAM and pressure. Voilà! Gear.
     
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    Out frigging standing:eek1: . I guess that is one way to have front wheel drive only capabilities in a Blazer. Great job Scott, couldn't have done it better myself!:waytogo:
     
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    Yes it is welded. I choose this style because the size of the axle and spider gears. I have seen other lincoln lockers fail when just the gears are welded. I have been locked this way for the last 10 or so trips. And as Rob said the welds didn't break. Just another way to skin a cat.
     

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