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Yesterday 01:45 PM
Subybaja
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Originally Posted by F*** ROADS View Post
After some research, it looks like getting one of these to Canada is not cost effective. And the dealers here want $1132 canadian. So the only option would be getting lucky at a JY.
How do the customs goons look at your buddy in the States mailing you old car parts?

Eta- You shoud call the dealership I got mine from. They have an internet-parts specific guy, and he didn't blink at sending one to Alaska.
12-10-2019 06:12 PM
F*** ROADS Thanks for the leads all! I have lots of searching to do. I'm a newb to car-part and still on my way to google wizardry. Is that diff for $250 a complete housing? I can't seem to find it. Though have found some potential candidates..
12-10-2019 01:14 PM
Action Fab There's a 3.55 e-lock axle on Car-Part for $250. It's located in Michigan.
12-10-2019 12:57 PM
'Zilla
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Originally Posted by F*** ROADS View Post
After some research, it looks like getting one of these to Canada is not cost effective. And the dealers here want $1132 canadian. So the only option would be getting lucky at a JY.
A guy from BC that posted on 1 Ton Jeeps FB page said he bought new locker for $725CAD.
12-05-2019 08:54 AM
Gozuki Call LKQ Canada. Their southern brethren located a matching set for close to $500 delivered.
12-04-2019 06:55 PM
F*** ROADS After some research, it looks like getting one of these to Canada is not cost effective. And the dealers here want $1132 canadian. So the only option would be getting lucky at a JY.
12-01-2019 07:47 PM
Pt_Ranger_V8
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Originally Posted by F*** ROADS View Post
Anyone know how strong these lockers are? I'm considering grabbing one of these. It would be in a heavyish rig with up to 40" tires one day. Just don't want to find one and grenade it on the trail...
For a factory locker, it's probabaly gonna be inexpensive as a takeout. Run it.
11-29-2019 06:51 PM
F*** ROADS Anyone know how strong these lockers are? I'm considering grabbing one of these. It would be in a heavyish rig with up to 40" tires one day. Just don't want to find one and grenade it on the trail...
11-21-2019 12:23 PM
Curt's_97
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Originally Posted by D_engel View Post
Did anyone ever get confirmation on whether or not you can throw an older 31 spine pinion into a 2011+ housing with a pre-2011 bearing kit? If the inner and outer pinion race diameters are the same, 3" in older Sterlings I believe, shouldn't everything drop right in?
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Originally Posted by CarolinaCrawler1 View Post
I was hoping @snowracer could help us out with this one. He is one of the few people I know that could hold each bearing in his hands at no personal cost.

On another note, if it was different between the two pinions I wonder if you could look through the bearing books and find a conversion bearing with the right od and id?
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ok let me try to help but have some shitty tools here at work so be close measurements

outer bearing on 11 and up diff

race OD is 4.125 and bearing ID is 2 inch

outer bearing

race OD is 3.25 and bearing ID is 1.625
Anyone ever get to bottom of this? I've searched everywhere looking for a way to get some 5.38's in.
08-09-2019 09:55 PM
CarolinaCrawler1
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Originally Posted by snowracer View Post
ok let me try to help but have some shitty tools here at work so be close measurements

outer bearing on 11 and up diff

race OD is 4.125 and bearing ID is 2 inch

outer bearing

race OD is 3.25 and bearing ID is 1.625
Thank you so much for that! Looks like it's time to hit the bearing books....
08-09-2019 09:35 AM
snowracer
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Originally Posted by CarolinaCrawler1 View Post
I was hoping @snowracer could help us out with this one. He is one of the few people I know that could hold each bearing in his hands at no personal cost.

On another note, if it was different between the two pinions I wonder if you could look through the bearing books and find a conversion bearing with the right od and id?
ok let me try to help but have some shitty tools here at work so be close measurements

outer bearing on 11 and up diff

race OD is 4.125 and bearing ID is 2 inch

outer bearing

race OD is 3.25 and bearing ID is 1.625
08-09-2019 03:12 AM
Subybaja https://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/gene...-problems.html
08-08-2019 06:33 AM
CarolinaCrawler1
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Originally Posted by D_engel View Post
Did anyone ever get confirmation on whether or not you can throw an older 31 spine pinion into a 2011+ housing with a pre-2011 bearing kit? If the inner and outer pinion race diameters are the same, 3" in older Sterlings I believe, shouldn't everything drop right in?
I was hoping @snowracer could help us out with this one. He is one of the few people I know that could hold each bearing in his hands at no personal cost.

On another note, if it was different between the two pinions I wonder if you could look through the bearing books and find a conversion bearing with the right od and id?
08-01-2019 09:38 AM
D_engel Did anyone ever get confirmation on whether or not you can throw an older 31 spine pinion into a 2011+ housing with a pre-2011 bearing kit? If the inner and outer pinion race diameters are the same, 3" in older Sterlings I believe, shouldn't everything drop right in?
05-13-2019 01:25 AM
bobbywalter normal spiders.



nice deal.
05-12-2019 06:46 PM
Monstermiler That probably some type of shot preening to stress relieve the surface after machining.
05-12-2019 06:44 PM
Monstermiler Thanks for the heads up.
05-12-2019 06:39 PM
Subybaja https://www.waldorffordparts.com/oem...mbly-bc3z4026b
05-12-2019 06:27 PM
Subybaja I just got mine for $480 from Waldorf Ford in MD.

EditToAdd- Waldorf, because Sneed and the others below $500 have TERRIBLE online feedback ratings, both as dealers and parts. Waldorf didnt, and were friendly and helpful when I talked to Jerry, their internet parts guy. The 2 sellers on ebay at $530 have bad ebay feedback, and worse dealership reviews outside ebay.

Shipping to Ak was $100 since they were willing to do USPS (far cheaper up here). Shipping to Wa was showing $50.

The packing could have been better.

I'm going to get an actual amp draw later.

Are the spiders supposed to look like that? Rough cast doesn't seem right.
05-12-2019 05:30 PM
dieselboy740 Called my ford dealer and he quoted me 575$. I may do that. Everywhere wants like 80-150$ shipping
05-09-2019 10:58 AM
Dr.Danger
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Originally Posted by bobbywalter View Post
or just use pass thru bulkheads on the diff cover to eliminate leakage.
I'd bet Right Stuff would seal that up no problem. I have yet to see a leak using it.

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Originally Posted by Subybaja View Post
Through-hull insulated stud, for mounting sacrificial zincs on boats.

https://www.boatcorrosion.com/product-zi-series.html
The oilfield cement testing high pressure high temperature machines we used in the lab I used to work in had 3 of these in the side of the chamber to connect to the potentiometer inside. It was always fun when one at over 300 and 20,000 PSI decided to blow out the side.

We were putting them through pretty rough conditions, so I would absolutely feel good about them in this situation.
05-08-2019 06:50 PM
Subybaja Through-hull insulated stud, for mounting sacrificial zincs on boats.

https://www.boatcorrosion.com/product-zi-series.html
05-06-2019 01:52 PM
Monstermiler
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Originally Posted by Subybaja View Post
I like the idea of only one wire, but aren't you worried about putting junk metal under the cap bolt?
Good point about junk metal, actually soft metal. The Adel clamps I use are usually either steel or stainless so not worried about them being soft and losing bolt torque. However ring terminals are soft metal and not ideal for placing under the bolt head.
05-06-2019 01:18 PM
Subybaja I like the idea of only one wire, but aren't you worried about putting junk metal under the cap bolt?
05-06-2019 12:07 PM
Subybaja Well, my local idiots want $800, plus a $750 core. Nope. Ordered from Waldorf Ford. Now, waiting for Brown Santa.
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