Need info please on gears removal (1 Viewer)

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Good day all,

I am trying to find any links that mention the remova or replacemnetl of gears for a factory locked FZJ80, and can't find anything on the search tab.

Can you guys help me with these links since I need the instructions for such job.

Thanks you all...
 

LINUS

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I'm a decent mechanic, and I was told the instructions were as follows:

1) Remove 3rd member.

2) Find box.

3) Ship it to Carl at JT's

4) Gladly pay bill as factory locker diffs weren't the place to learn re-gearing. Enjoy trouble-free miles.


It may sound like I'm being sarcastic, but seriously I called a couple people whose opinion I respect & even though headgaskets & motors are pretty commonplace to me, all of 'em said the locker diff wasn't a good place to learn. I've only been a checkbook mechanic 3 times ever, this was 1.
 
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ZUK has a lot of examples. The FSM has rather in depth description of installation.

X2. zuk's site has it all, with lots of pics. however, i wouldnt 'learn' to do gears my first try out on an elocked AWD FZJ80....not said it cant be done...but you'll need the measuring tools, and a solid knowledge of gears, backlash, mesh patterns..etfc. good luck.
 
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Only problem is if you want Ken (aka Zuk) to do those, you'll need to sweet talk him or wait until the fall. Phoenix temps + no A/C in his garage = gone fishing
 

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