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rear gears up front ???

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Blazin Obsession, Oct 25, 2001.

  1. Blazin Obsession

    Blazin Obsession Registered Member

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    I read somewhere about reverse cut gears for the for the front diff,,, what the ??? sounds like a Heep thing. Somebody help me here, can I use a ring and pinion from a rear diff in a front diff??? 10 bolt.
    Thanks for the help
    Ken
     
  2. 8.5 ring gear front and back same gearset between 10-bolts.

    carrier break is 2.56/2.73

    cool, huh?

    greg
     
  3. gokartergo

    gokartergo 3/4 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    Yep, Same on 10 bolts....Dan

    If it ain't broke.......Don't fix it....
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    bigjbear 1 ton status Staff Member Moderator

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    You need a high pinion center section to run the reverse cut gears. The Dana 30 fronts in YJ and some Ford Dana 44 &amp; 60s used them. You can also get them custom made.

    Jim '80 GMC & '73 Blazer
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  5. Blazin Obsession

    Blazin Obsession Registered Member

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    Thanks for the help
    Ken
     

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