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welding spiders in a open diff 10 bolt

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by scrappyk5, Sep 28, 2002.

  1. scrappyk5

    scrappyk5 1/2 ton status

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    anyone here welded spiders on a 10 bolt open diff?
    i am trying to save the money for a locker but getting very impatient. just curious if anyone has done it and had it work out ok
     
  2. LlanoK5

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    scrappy,
    I haven't welded my spider, but I meet a guy last weekend running 35s with 10 bolts. His front was welded and after talking to him and hearing no complaints about it I've decided that after I get hubs converted to manual I'm going to weld my front diff.

    Kirk
     
  3. reddog64

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    make sure you post a request for a new axleshaft in the parts wanted section... /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif

    Your gonna need it... /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif
     
  4. thebigdaddyof2

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    ditto Reddog64.....better plan on carring a few extra axle shafts.
    Don't waste your time.
     
  5. LlanoK5

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    That bad huh? Since I'm pretty much on a limited budget it seemed like it would best way to get locked. How would it hold up if most of wheeling is in sand and mud with a few rocks threw in for good measure. I'm not really a rock crawler.

    Kirk
     

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