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Old 02-27-2012, 01:46 PM   #1
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D35 locker swap question

I have a D35 I bought that has 4.56 gears and a Detroit locker in it. I already know this is a dangerous combo and am prepared for issues. My thought is what will I need to do/buy to switch it from the locker to a TrueTrac other than new bearings and the TT itself?

Will I need to get a new master rebuild kit and have the preload redone? For the price I paid for the front D30 with TT and 4.56 and the D35 I could not pass it up so if I start going through axle shafts then I want to swap to the TT in the 35.

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Old 02-27-2012, 01:50 PM   #2
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You'll need a master install kit (bearings and shims) and the backlash between the ring & pinion gears will need to be set up. Preload is part of the process too. Labor for this job is typically $200-250.

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Old 02-27-2012, 05:16 PM   #3
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Thanks Jerry.
Looks like I will be holding onto my stock D35 just in case while I save my pennies for an 8.8.
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Old 03-04-2012, 12:42 AM   #4
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Sounds like a sweet deal on the axles! LOL see you the 17th DD!
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:11 PM   #5
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Sounds like a sweet deal on the axles! LOL see you the 17th DD!
It was a great deal......Now to get the things installed and the lift on.....

You betcha D I will see you then!
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