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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sapper, Aug 9, 2003.

  1. sapper

    sapper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Well armed with 11 pages of instructions from here and a brand new torque wrench, Im going to try and get the detroit in, pics and details to follow of the frustration /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    its easy /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif good luck with it /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Good to hear you're trying it yourself. I always like trying something new!
     
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    what axle? good luck!
     
  5. sapper

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    a 14 ff, ot went in pretty easy, with no surprises so that was a first, i just hope the big surprise doesnt happen when i drive it /forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif, i have to finish shaving tha housing and it will be good to go. The only thing that was a pita was getting the ring bolts torqued, i had to go down the street and get a friend who was on the Marine Corps power lifting team to hold the diff, while i worked the wrench /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    lmao whats the torque specs on those bolts?
     
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    IIRC 150 lbs on the ring gear bolts.
     
  8. sapper

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    i asked was told 120, hope thats what it is /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    I am sure you'll be ok there are different specs depending on where you look /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    congrats on getting it in /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Way to go Paul...it wasn't as bad as you thought it was gonna be was it? /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    no but it did look funny since i had Shawns instructions out, that 2 page explination sheet where you answered all of the "extra" questions and then the torque setting post flying around and taped to the walls /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    LOL...that would have been funny to see!/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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