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Unread 11-27-2013, 09:37 AM   #1
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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:

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

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Unread 11-27-2013, 10:54 AM   #2
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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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frame , rust , suspension brackets

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