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Old 09-11-2017
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After measuring all this I'm wondering how much to shim the mount for the carrier bearing. Or maybe the wrong bearing keeps getting sold to me?
I'm thinking 7/16".
What is the consensus? I'm very curious about it because I've been trying to run down vibrations for awhile.
I don't imagine those angles on mine are good.
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I've always been told by drive shaft people that the joints had to break (be aligned) at the same time as a misaligned centerlines on the U-joint itself can cause a vibration too. Trail and error approach may be the route, 7/16 seems like a lot.......I'm not sure.
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Pinion angle is WAY off! Evidently after an accident a few years ago when they had to replace the rear axle assy they put a 2wd rearend in it. Straight as an arrow between pinion and transfer case, but working angles of ujoints are off. I have my brother (aerospace machinist) making me some spring blocks to raise the pinion angle and lower my truck 1/2 inch in rear. Right now the rearmost ujoint binds up every half turn of the driveshaft. kepps wasting rear ujoints and fells like wheel hop sometimes. Hardest vehicle to trace down vibrations I've ever dealt with, what with all the rattling and vibes under the hood. I am determined to get this crap straightened out. Will keep updating.
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Trying to figure why the transfer case ujoint flange is clocked 90* from the pinion flange. Cant change that as it's keyed in that position.
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