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Ring & pinion gears

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by pomai, Feb 28, 2005.

  1. pomai

    pomai 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Could someone tell me the differance between good and bad Ring & pinion gears. What's some of the brand names of the good and bad gears? Thanks
     
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    For my money, I'll buy Precision gears, Richmond gears, or Moser...in that order. I've used Yukon and had no problems, but they were hard to set up. Same with Genuine gears....only plus to genuine is warranty. Not worth it in my book. Of course OEM gears are also very good. Out of all the ones I've used, my luck has been far and above best with Precision gears.
     
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    Good: OEM, Spicer, U.S. Gear, Sierra Gear
    Bad: Genuine Gear
     
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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    Genuine Gears are made by Motive Gear, so make sure if y'all are going to talk trash about one, you get them both in there.:grin:
     
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    rdn2blazer 1 ton status Premium Member

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    what do yuo mean "hard to set up"? dont gear manufactures meet basicly same tollerances, diamiter id, od tooth pitch, root radius and such. im qurious because i have genuine for 2 14ff's and pricision for my d60. i have not installed gears yet.
     
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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    If every gearset was the same, you wouldn't have to set them up at all, you could just bolt them in.
     
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    should i run'em since i all ready have them? or ditch them and get PG. there 4.88's. i only paid 113.00 each set for the GG'S and the new PG for the d60 was free from 4wp. dont ask why so cheap cause its a long story, and no they are not hot.
     
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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    I'd just leave them. I honestly don't believe there is a significant difference in one gearset to another, but I can't say I have experience to back that up.

    I run gm OE front and rear.:grin:
     
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    They set up like crap and arent that great of a gear, thats why you only paid $113.00
     

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