Split case in an 80 series?

Waggoner5

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It actually is very easy. The tcase can stay in the truck. You will pull the rear housing then the intermediate housing. Pull the center diff out, remove the pinion shaft and gears, pull off a bearing, press it onto the new spool, and reinstall. It comes with decent instructions, even I could understand. Should take maybe 2 hours start to finish.
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Waggoner5 said:
It actually is very easy. The tcase can stay in the truck. You will pull the rear housing then the intermediate housing. Pull the center diff out, remove the pinion shaft and gears, pull off a bearing, press it onto the new spool, and reinstall. It comes with decent instructions, even I could understand. Should take maybe 2 hours start to finish.
Gary
Gary, how many miles do you have on it since the conversion? Noticable differences (mileage,steering /effort, etc.)? Did I read correctly at the bottom of the page that their 80 setup also comes with freewheeling hubs?
what did you do for 4-hi... use the factory switch like they say?
 

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I am using a set of hubs that were spares for my 62, but there are lots of options including the AVM hubs that are available with the kit.

I have 0 miles on the truck so far. I will keep you posted. I am very sure that there will be very little driveablity differences if any. I drove a 2wd 80 and it drove similar to the 4wd.

Slee Offroad has the kits in stock now.

Gary
 
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