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Houston HAMB - Need a good ford rear end guy.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Brad S., Apr 13, 2008.

  1. Brad S.
    Joined: Feb 5, 2005
    Posts: 1,317

    Brad S.
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    Anybody have a good shop referral so I can get this rear end set up right? I have it moving under its own power but for all my tinkering I only have it set "just so".

    It's too noisy which means I don't have the backlash set correctly. I tried to do it myself...and I wasn't trying to be cheap dammit...just trying to do it on my own. :D

    Help!
     
  2. When the chunk is fresh and making noise it sounds like pinion depth>>>>.
     
  3. Brad S.
    Joined: Feb 5, 2005
    Posts: 1,317

    Brad S.
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    meaning what actually....

    Can I pull the pinion assembly and put in another (two of them) shim?
     
  4. brokenspoke
    Joined: Jul 26, 2005
    Posts: 2,904

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    crush sleave???
     

  5. TP
    Joined: Dec 13, 2001
    Posts: 2,023

    TP
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    from conroe tx

    If you can pull the 3rd member my neighbor can do it. He rebuilds 8"/9" rears. May even have a replacement ready. Call me. TP
     
  6. Did you put new gears like ,richmond,in it??? If so they have insrtuctions on the p-depth measurement. This is the distance from the side bearing center to the back of the pinion. The crush sleeve sets the preload on the pinion bearings. The shims plus or minus set the pinion depth>>>>.
     
  7. hot rod pro
    Joined: Jun 1, 2005
    Posts: 2,706

    hot rod pro
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    from spring tx.

    we texas auto gear on west carby in houston.if you give me a call at the shop i'll give you there number.

    -danny
    281 376-5932
     
  8. tcoupekyle
    Joined: Mar 6, 2007
    Posts: 859

    tcoupekyle
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    Pyle Bros Baytown, Tx
     
  9. texoutsider
    Joined: Jul 6, 2005
    Posts: 826

    texoutsider
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    from Frisco, Tx

    I second the motion for Pyle Bros. They know their way around a 9 inch for sure.

    M.
     

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