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post #1 of 2 Old 11-27-2013, 08:37 AM Thread Starter
chadridesabike
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Replacing Rear Upper Control Arm Mounts

Here is what was behind the upper control arm:



Both sides are like this. Since I'm not comfortable doing this fix, I brought it to a body shop. They are going to replace the rusty sections with 1/8" steel. I ordered a couple of these, since they are cheaper than getting some fabricated:
http://www.quadratec.com/products/56011_9008_07.htm

The question is: what is the pinion angle supposed to be?

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post #2 of 2 Old 11-27-2013, 09:54 AM
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That is exactly what is goin on with mine. Let me know how that turns out. And the pinion angle should be parallel with the t-case output shaft if you have a stock driveshaft and slip yoke. If you have a DC shaft it should point at the t-case.
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