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Hey Rene

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by wayne, Jul 25, 2002.

  1. wayne

    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    On the 57" springs are the bushings the same as GM?

    We have not chatted in awhile so here are some updates on my truck. The 400/205 are in, swap was not that bad but I have to drop the t case a little since I do have a little vibration. I have about 15 miles on it and I blew the rear main seal out by the looks of it. /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif I gained 10" of length in the rear drive shaft.
     
  2. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    Wayne, I had asked this before but the info got lost in a long post about Borregok5's brackets.
    the fords have a 1.5 and 1.25 diameter eye. can't remember which is the front and which one is the rear.

    HTH

    -Jeremy
     
  3. Emmettology 101

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    So is that the same as the front springs?
     
  4. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    The smaller bushing is in the rear of the spring. The rubber ones in the springs I bought were in decent shape...so feeling rather lazy and cheap I left em in there /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
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    I have about 15 miles on it and I blew the rear main seal out by the looks of it

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    Rear main on the motor? /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif that would suck...

    Gaining 10" of shaft should make Donna happy... /forums/images/icons/wink.gif /forums/images/icons/grin.gif

    Rene
     
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    Yep it looks like the engine rear main let loose. About 8 of the 15 miles were really hard. I can still drive it but I will either need to fix the seal or better yet this is a good excuse to drop another engine in.
     
  6. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Sure woulda been easier to fix while the tranny and T-case were already out... /forums/images/icons/crazy.gif

    Rene
     

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