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Hub socket, 1/2 VS. 3/4

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 85mudblazin, Jan 15, 2005.

  1. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    I need to buy a hub socket but I was wondering if a 3/4 ton hub socket will work with 1/2 ton stuff or visa versa.
    Thanks
    -Chris
     
  2. mechted

    mechted 1 ton status Premium Member

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    yep, same axle on 3/4 and 1/2 ton
     
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    scrappyk5 1/2 ton status

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    are you talking just the front axle being 3/4 ton or 1/2 ton?
     
  4. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    sorry it sounds confusing, I have a 14bff and the hub nuts have 6 notches in them but I dont know what the front 10b has, so it would be good if I could just buy one socket that fits both axles but I am not sure if they will work or which one to buy. Sorry for the confusion :)
     
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    mechted 1 ton status Premium Member

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    oh
    whoops
    nope, you need 1 socket for each axle, the front has 4 notches and its a smaller diameter
     
  6. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    so the 4 notches dont match any of the 6 notches??
     
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    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    Nope, not a one of them match up
     
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    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    well that sucks, thanks though
     
  9. jekquistk5

    jekquistk5 Weld nekid Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Its good to have both of em anyways!
     
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    scrappyk5 1/2 ton status

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    thats why i ask . :thumb:
     

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