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Old 03-28-2012, 09:25 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Size:  30.1 KB chad and Shane from green country said they have had good luck with these gears. Alledgedly made in same facility as Yukon but I can't confirm that. But for a little over $500 for front and rear with install kits that are timken bearings I had no problem giving up my card info over the phone. Really excited to see what she does with 4.56 and the 5.2L v8 on 35s. Should put me in my seat a bit deeper than the 3.73 I previously ran.

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Old 03-28-2012, 09:26 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Ford f150 hubs . 5x5.5 bp. These with the f150 rotors set my bolt pattern. Attachment 662016
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Did you buy new? If so do you have a number. I am/did convert to 1/2 stuff on my 44 and only need these now.
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:41 PM   #53 (permalink)
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I will add in that post with picture. Oreilleys number is 4943rgs

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Old 03-31-2012, 11:25 AM   #54 (permalink)
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:46 PM   #55 (permalink)
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I ordered these from complete off road.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1333259007765.jpg
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:47 PM   #56 (permalink)
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Erock and Ronhob stopped by. Got the gears in.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1333259240199.jpg
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Old 04-03-2012, 05:15 AM   #57 (permalink)
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Sunday was a wash due to fam stuff and I had a few Monday after work so I got started on ball joints. I punched in spindle studs.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1333451312893.jpg
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Size:  36.5 KB I then used my ball joint press to install the upper. I cleaned the top surface of knuckle so it would seat cleanly. But I got this.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1333451452801.jpg
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I pounded my head off the wall trying to figure out why I couldn't get the c clip in. All my friends assumed I did something wrong. But after conferring with my military jeepers brothers it turns out there is no c clip for the upper ball joints. Just the lower ones. They put c clip in the package because other applications use it.
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Old 04-04-2012, 03:54 PM   #58 (permalink)
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Nice thread so far!
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:16 PM   #59 (permalink)
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Some call them spring clamps. I call them u bolt eliminaters. Whichever,green country offroad makes these beefy. Fabbed from 1/2 inch plate with bolts thicker than the average ubolt. The axle is bolted in place.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1333829767078.jpg
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:17 PM   #60 (permalink)
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I also purchased a set for the 8.8 in back

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Old 04-08-2012, 02:20 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Now with the knuckles inside I am going to attept to assemble my axles with the yukon super joints. I watched this link but somehow not sure it will go as well as jesus does it.
Installation of Yukon Super Joints - YouTube

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Old 04-08-2012, 08:39 PM   #62 (permalink)
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I have to say..the joints wernt so bad. And video very helpfull. I used sockets and hammer rather then vice. Key is to make sure clips are seated. This is wrongName:  uploadfromtaptalk1333939110286.jpg
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Old 04-08-2012, 08:47 PM   #63 (permalink)
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Size:  43.9 KBNow next is bolt zerk fitting in,grease and done. Wrong the assembley won't fit through knuckle with zerks attached. Also note the upper ball joint zerk has to goName:  uploadfromtaptalk1333939615076.jpg
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:06 AM   #64 (permalink)
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started trying to figure how the caliper brackets are going to bolt in.
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:09 AM   #65 (permalink)
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I decided to call it a night as I want to make sure I get the bearings and seals correct.
This is the oriellys bearing kit for the inner spindle that tides on the outer axle.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1333969776383.jpg
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Old 04-09-2012, 09:36 PM   #66 (permalink)
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My guy erock fired up the new Lincoln 180.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1334028646225.jpg
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Last year in prep of this swap I picked stock cj Rims for $80. Then made a call to the pirate vendor DIY beadlock.com. here is a shot of them after welding.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1334028848345.jpg
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Old 04-14-2012, 12:37 PM   #67 (permalink)
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Old 04-15-2012, 09:57 PM   #68 (permalink)
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I have to say thanks to erock33 for showing me how to do the next step. I also have to say thanks to Chris palsmeier from whynotcustoms.com for answering his phone and answering a few questions.

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Old 04-15-2012, 10:04 PM   #69 (permalink)
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Size:  44.2 KBthere are some tin dust type things that go on the axle,then the large rubber seal and washer.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1334548853833.jpg
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Then the small needle type bearings get tapped down into into the inner area of spindle.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1334548999964.jpg
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Size:  50.8 KBthen the small rubber seal on top and then its ready to bolt on. I used some antisieze between the spindle and knuckle.
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:16 PM   #70 (permalink)
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Ford spindle and caliper bracketName:  uploadfromtaptalk1334549572029.jpg
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:33 PM   #71 (permalink)
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Next will be to assemble the rotor(6048rgs),hub(4943rgs) with the wheel studs(610-219). Those are orielleys numbers.

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Old 04-15-2012, 10:52 PM   #72 (permalink)
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Upon initial set up it seemed the hub was getting Hung up on something before it was fully seated. It seemed the spindle bolts were hitting the hub.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1334551621990.jpg
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I inspected the Ford spindle studs and it seemed they were a little over 1/4 shorter then the Chevy ones I used. So once they were torqued in place. We cut enough out that it will clear.Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1334551920679.jpg
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Old 04-17-2012, 05:23 AM   #73 (permalink)
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Outer bearing Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1334661614536.jpg
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Size:  23.4 KBthe inner bearing is a37. I reused an old inner bc I forgot it and had a couple laying around.

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Old 04-17-2012, 05:26 AM   #74 (permalink)
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Nifty tool . Pushes old grease out while packing in the new with one pushName:  uploadfromtaptalk1334661868366.jpg
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For those intereasted http://m.oreillyauto.com/mt/www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/detail/LIS0/34550/N0726.oap?ck=Search_bearing+packer_-1_3373&keyword=bearing+packer
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Old 04-17-2012, 05:28 AM   #75 (permalink)
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Inner bearing packed and seal in place Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1334662019123.jpg
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