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Discussion in 'Differential & Driveline' started by eskimomann209, Nov 19, 2019.

  1. gotyourgoat

    gotyourgoat Full Access Member

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    Yay, back together and rolling! Looks good. :cheers:

    It has got to ride better than leaf springs, or I would hope.

    Is the 4 link and coil over a kit?
     
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  2. eskimomann209

    eskimomann209 Full Access Member

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    Yessir. I avoid using definitive positives. There’s always someone offended that leaf springs struggle to perform as well as coilovers


    Edit. It’s a “kit “ as in brackets were pre welded. It wasn’t an exact kit for the truck including coilovers. I used Qa1s specs tho ;)
     
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    Snoots Supporting Member Supporting Member

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  4. eskimomann209

    eskimomann209 Full Access Member

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    Forgot to add. After new races and bearings for the pinion it did need pinion shim removed.
     
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    Yours failed much nicer than mine did....

    1995 Suburban Issues IMG_20150222_161419_185.jpg

    1995 Suburban Issues IMG_20150222_160405_724.jpg

    I now have an Auburn limited slip in there.
    I just sent it to the local guru and trusted his recommendations.
     
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    Thats what we call catastrophic failure lol
     
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    Arkansas_V8 Proud Redneck

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    Well whoever denies coil overs perform better is a dumb ass.

    I would swap to coil overs in a heartbeat if I could afford to.
     
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  8. eskimomann209

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    That’s a series 3 carrier and what gears? that’s a thick ole ring gear
     
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    Those are the stock 3:73s in my 1995 Suburban.
    I put a new set in that look just like them and they are glorious.
    The rear axle is now the most valuable part of the vehicle...
     
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    TubeTruck I like anything fast enough to do something stupid

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    That must've sounded nice
     
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    Let us just say, it was one of those moments when your gut drops...

    The family was loaded up and we were going to a hockey game in downtown.
    This crunchy poppy noise happened less than a mile from our house in suburbia.
    Needless to say in 2wd it was a dead duck in the intersection.

    So I did what any guy with a 4wd vehicle is going to do to get off the road and into a parking lot oh so close by, I put it into four and drove it off the roadway.

    The parking lot is where the really bad stuff happened...

    1995 Suburban Issues IMG_20150220_171904_286.jpg

    This is the first repair I did.
    Another stock center from the junkyard as we were not financially ready to deal with this.
    It only lasted another 2 years.
    Never going to use the stock setup again....

    1995 Suburban Issues IMG_20150222_181754_169.jpg
     

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