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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Ben B., Oct 2, 2005.

  1. Ben B.

    Ben B. 1/2 ton status

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    Hey guys,
    first post but I've been reading and picking stuff up for a long time.
    This truly is the best resource for info on my Blazer I have found.

    Anyway, i'm young, 17, and my first vehicle ever was my '87 K5 Blazer.
    I love the thing and i wouldn't trade it for the world. The motor's weak and the rockers are a bit rusty but I love it!
    It has a TBI 305 which is super weak but that's soon being replaced...
    For now it has a 3" lift and 35's, which rub like nuts....that's gonna get fixed too.

    Anyway, my problem:

    My truck has automatic hubs, the drivers side is leaking all kinds of grease, i don't know what this means, but i'm sure you guys will tell me.
     
  2. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    mostlikly bad oring. and best mod to do with the old auto hubs is to trash them and get a good set of lockouts as the autos dont like big tires and at there age thay will so act up and stay locked in or out.
     
  3. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    or a combination of both when you need them.

    bad orings is what i say too. those orings were hard to find, i would have to buy a $20 service kit for my warns, just for the orings, i ended up going to the hard ware store and then spliceing a oring together. the first one was good when i put it in, the second broke when i put it in. for $70 (here anyway) you can get a set of standard warn hubs. id get at least a WARN, standard or premium, premium being my first choice.
     
  4. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    or a combination of both when you need them.

    bad orings and too much grease in the bearing area (the grease is not much of a bad thing) is what i say too. those orings were hard to find, i would have to buy a $20 service kit for my warns, just for the orings, i ended up going to the hard ware store and then spliceing a oring together. the first one was good when i put it in, the second broke when i put it in. for $70 (here anyway) you can get a set of standard warn hubs. id get at least a WARN, standard or premium, premium being my first choice.
     

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