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How do I get this apart?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by big94gmc, May 14, 2005.

  1. big94gmc

    big94gmc 1/2 ton status

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    How do I get this apart???? I can't figure it out.

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  2. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    Bfh???????????????
     
  3. southernspeed

    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I've not done that type but it looks like a simple press out job. Support the bearing carrier and press out the pinion gear. Or am I missing something?
     
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    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    oh yeah...that too! :grin:
    Just kidding!! try a press.
     
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    readymix 3/4 ton status

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    BFH and press are both correct answers. I usually go with the BFH....it is more fun and readily available too
     
  6. big94gmc

    big94gmc 1/2 ton status

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    I have a BFH.... But how? What am I supposed to do to make what happen?? I don't have a bearing puller, so....
     
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    hit the pinion where the pinion nut was. Trying to force the pinion out of the pinion housing.
     
  8. nvrenuf

    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Be sure to put the nut back on the pinion before you hit it or the threads will be toast and the pinion junk. ;)
     
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    what is a bfh?
     
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    big ****in hammer
     
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    Good for answering here, John.... Now how 'bout answering your phone when I ring ya up - you can walk me through this shiat if ya'd answer!!! :D
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    PM me your number that way I'll recognize it. For some reason I get a lot of wrong number calls so I tend to ignore stuff I dont recognize. :crazy:
     
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    thats what i thot
     
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    PM'ed ya. Store me in your cell.... I'll always call it first to reach ya - if I don't reach ya there, I try your house.
     
  15. Zeus33rd

    Zeus33rd Smarter than you GMOTM Winner

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    Sometimes putting the pinion nut back on still won't save the threads. I have a chunk of 2" solid brass round stock that I use for that. Works alot better and won't thrash the threads. :)
     

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