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Changing gears ...easy or not?

Old 03-22-2001, 01:17 PM
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Question Changing gears ...easy or not?

I want put in 3.73s and dont want to pay the expensive bill. I have never done this before. Is it easy to do for a 1st timer? Are there websites to help me out, etc? Thanks for the help guys.
Old 03-22-2001, 01:22 PM
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Requires an experienced tech to do. Proper shims, dial indicator, and ability to set run-in and run-out of the ring and oinon gears. Attempting this on your own would be a mistake without the knowledge and experience. Pay the price and get it done right the first time, or it will cost you a whole lot more the second time around.

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Old 03-22-2001, 01:30 PM
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Bummer. What is a good price for the swap?
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I paid $200 for mine. 200-300 should be good.

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Do not try this at home unless you have done it before!!! I just finished last night and it required me to press a new bearing on, find shims, spacers, crush washers, ect...
Nothing compared to rebuilding a 9".
If you have someone do this try to make sure they have done it before. It IS different!!

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Onion Gears ?


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