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Old 05-29-2010, 11:31 PM   #1
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So, i finally got off my lazy *** today and took apart the freebie VLSD i've had in the garage for the last 4 months. Guy i got it from said the pinion nut packed out on him and started making noise. Towed home and swapped. Looks like he was either going really fast when this happened or he was driving it like that for a while, but the diff carrier is carved up all the way around in the pattern of the pinion running on it. Really light scoring basically. I have complete confidence in running that diff carrier. Ring gear is surprisingly undamaged though. Gonna have my buddy who is a driveline specialist for Ford take a look at the pinion on Tuesday and get his professional opinion. Stubs and case are in excellent condition, and the seals dont need to be replaced, but i will anyway.

Hoping to get away with just replacing the pinion bearing, carrier bearings, all three seals, and maybe worse case scenario the pinion as well, and have a working unit to replace the open diff that is currently making noise between 42 and 48 mph.

sorry for the blurry picture, but its does a good enough job to show what the pinion did to the carrier housing.
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You ******* fail at taking pictures.
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You know what, i'd be offended if most of the people from the south weren't inbred hicks anyways.
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The only thing the South is known for is dynamite seafood:

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You know what, i'd be offended if most of the people from the south weren't inbred hicks anyways.
So you sympathize with inbred hicks because you are one as well?
That's cool, because I'm not from the South
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****** ban me if you want. I really dont care. This was the first time i posted on this forum in a while, barely even come here, and the second i do this ********** decides to be a dick over the quality of a cellphone picture.

On second thought, i'll beat you too it, closing my account. **** this stupid *** forum.
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I see you lurking... I thought you were closing your account?

I have a better idea, how about you post up your login info/password and we'll just change it so you never have to worry about getting the urge to come back?

You sure are easy to get wound up lol
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You know what, i'd be offended if most of the people from the south weren't inbred hicks anyways.
lol.
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****** ban me if you want. I really dont care. This was the first time i posted on this forum in a while, barely even come here, and the second i do this ********** decides to be a dick over the quality of a cellphone picture.

On second thought, i'll beat you too it, closing my account. **** this stupid *** forum.
Awww, boo ******* hoo. Learn to ******* take pictures so we can see what you are bitching and moaning about. And while you brush up on your photo taking skills, take the time to brush the sand out of your vagina.

PS, hotdog squid is my favorite seafood.

PSS, I guess this **** monger is already gone, no fun.
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