post #1 of Old 09-18-2001, 10:31 PM Thread Starter
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What all do i need if changing gears

What all do i need if changing gears i am going to put 4.56 gears in my dana 30 and rear35

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post #2 of Old 09-18-2001, 11:11 PM
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I'd be very leery of putting 4.56's in a D35C, seriously. I killed my D35C with 3.07's, 30" tires and an EZLocker. Now, my axle housing is about as straight as a San Francisco transvestite...

If you want to go ahead with 4.56's in your current setup, you need to know what your current ratios are. If you currently have 3.55's or lower, you will need new carriers front and rear. 3.73's and higher use a different ring gear carrier. This holds true for both front and rear axles.

You'll also need bearings, a shim kit, and appropriate gauges to set your gear backlash. In other words, if you've never set up a differential before, you probably want to take it to a driveline shop and let "the pros" handle it. If you screw up your setup, you'll eat your gears alive in no time - definitely a "bad thing."

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post #3 of Old 09-19-2001, 08:13 AM
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I second the fact installing gears is a difficult process and probably should be left to the pros in less you are very confident in what you are doing. An incorrect gear install will eat things up in a heartbeat.

Even most of the guys i know that are expert wrench turners and DIY mechanics leave gear installs to the professionals.

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