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post #16 of 18 Old 01-21-2010, 07:38 AM
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No need for a case spreader, I have done lots of gear changes and never needed one. An 8.8 swap is far from a bolt in deal. You need to read up on it a little.


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post #17 of 18 Old 01-21-2010, 08:33 AM
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No need for a case spreader, I have done lots of gear changes and never needed one. An 8.8 swap is far from a bolt in deal. You need to read up on it a little.
You may or may not need a case spreader. The point is that the OP seems to be under the impression that gears just pop right in.

I have done my share of 8.8 swaps and it is not a bolt in but only a little harder. It's all about the planning.

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post #18 of 18 Old 01-21-2010, 02:01 PM
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It really isnt that easy, planning and having all the parts is key, knowing how you are going to measure for pinion angle etc, is also key.

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