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Old 01-30-2006, 04:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Gear install tools

I'll be doing gears on my yota in the next couple months (never done them before) and I know that I need a press/puller, torque wrench (got that), 30mm socket, dial indicator and some type of stand. What other tools am I going to need and who would you recommend me purchasing them through? Thanks guys.
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You'll want some gear marking compound. The yellow GM gear marking compound works good although it is a bit expensive. See the parts guy at you local GM dealer. I tried prussian blue and it sucks, the GM stuff makes it much easier to read a pattern.
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Search the for gear installs this is covered quite often. Here's a good write up for Toyota gears: http://www.4x4wire.com/toyota/tech/gear_setup/

Plus I'm sure there are a bunch on PBB, too. You'll also need an INCH LB torque wrench, (I got a snapon dial in/lb torque wrench from a pawn shop for about $60) but you can find them several other places also Randy's Ring and pinion sells them and so do these guys http://completeoffroad.com/wsm/c-21_...ial_tools.html

I got most of my other tools from Harbor Freight: dial indicator, micrometer, calipers, bearing splitterm etc
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