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Old 04-12-2016, 08:23 AM   #1
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p.o. welded spider gears

Dana 20, looking for options. Drove it over the weekend and it wasn't that bad after you got to know it but tires are expensive. Not a daily driver but will see some asphalt from time to time. Doing research on gear change but can't find much on replacement after they have been welded..
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Old 04-14-2016, 01:09 AM   #2
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Dang, well, I guess I'd open it up and take a look. The idea would be to get them out without damaging the carrier, so possibly grinding the welds off, or cutting the gears apart maybe? I'm assuming the pin will come out and the axles will slide out. Maybe a complete carrier from a junkyard then put your ring gear on it?

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I'm guessing you mean an AMC model 20 rear. If the gears are welded shut its a bit of a ticking time bomb on the road. The two piece shafts are notorious for coming apart and failing spectacularly. The housings are also known for cracking/flexing. This is a long way of saying not to invest too much in the AMC 20. The junkyard might be your best bet. Good luck.
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Came to find out it's got a dana 44 back there instead of the the AMC 20..
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