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Old 02-20-2011, 07:46 AM
brinker88 brinker88 is offline
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Well, as most of you know, I've been working my butt off trying to get my 4x4 working. To get it to work I've had to:

1) Replace 3rd member in front axle and replace axle shaft u-joints (finished)
2) Find a front driveshaft and rebuild/install (finished)
3) Replace transfer case shift motor (finished)
4) Replace shot automatic hubs with lockouts (Purchased)


Only thing I need to do now is install lockouts and try to get the broken bolts out of the front yoke of the 3rd member. I bought new ones and when I went to install the driveshaft, 3 of the sunsabitches snapped off! (with a 1/4" drive ratchet!!!)
I was actually thinking about tack welding the straps on where the bolts broke off since theres a new u-joint there anyway...what do y'all think?
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Old 02-20-2011, 10:47 AM
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Sweet man! Do it up! I dont really have advice for you on that, you know more about that than I do lol
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Old 02-20-2011, 12:50 PM
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Default Re: Almost have 4x4!!

and if the u joint fails in the future?
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Old 02-20-2011, 02:54 PM
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That's what I was thinking....that would blow...so what I did was get u-joint straps. Im going to unbolt the yoke and drill them out and use the straps instead of the caps. most people over on TRS who wheel have done this mod I guess
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Old 02-21-2011, 05:51 AM
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Default Re: Almost have 4x4!!

how much was your transfer case motor??
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:05 PM
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Default Re: Almost have 4x4!!

My price was $90 NEW not remanned...anyone off the street, $190.

Got the lockouts installed today!. Took a 3/4 drive impact gun to get the pinion nut off to drill out the broken bolts . Thank god I work at a garage...I now have working 4x4!!!
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