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post #1 of 4 Old 10-02-2008, 02:44 PM Thread Starter
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How to regear?

I am going from 3.73's to 4.88's and don't really know how. Could you guys give me some links to writeups, instructions, or videos of how to regear? Thanks

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This work is usually done by someone with no prior experience or qualified help. It requires special tools and a good working knowledge of the process. There are write-ups on most of the gear vendor sites. For tools, you will need a dial indicator with a magnetic mount, an inch-pound torque wrench, a foot-pound torque wrench, a bearing puller, a press, and a collection of the proper sized sockets. An impact wrench is very helpfull but a hammer can be used instead of the press.
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Ok, get ready for this, because it's coming your way. I'll be gentle and say that if you have to ask, you should have it done. This is one of the few jobs that most won't touch.

That being said, it's possible to learn (I read for about 2 years). A friend and I have done a few regears and installed both of my ARBs with involved setting backlash.

Pirate has a good thread,

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