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Forum: Wanted 12-08-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Ttt

Ttt
Forum: Wanted 11-28-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Mr Gadgets
TTT , Still looking for used OM, B1 upper...

TTT
,

Still looking for used OM, B1 upper case, Broken tower is not an issue.

Thanks
Dick
Forum: Wanted 11-15-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Bravo 1 upper cases.

Looking for good used Bravo 1 upper cases. Also would be interested in a decent case with broken tower. Let me know what you have!

Thanks!
Dick
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 11-13-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By Mr Gadgets
No difference in the oil passages between OW and...

No difference in the oil passages between OW and the square back. Unless the old lower is from the early 90's or late 80's..
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 10-06-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Assuming an SCX lower, the passage that feeds the...

Assuming an SCX lower, the passage that feeds the drive to cool it is in front of the main water passage. Make sure that port is open. On the SC lower it is plugged if you don't have an SC upper....
Forum: General Q & A 02-17-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 16,022
Posted By Mr Gadgets
I like to run hard also.. I have run from Grand...

I like to run hard also.. I have run from Grand Haven to Holland wot, but that is nothing compared to what a lot of people run. After adding power to my combination I am still sorting out the weak...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 11-08-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,441
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Anytime you replace upper gear set, it should be...

Anytime you replace upper gear set, it should be shimmed to specs to get the proper gear lash. Not all gears sets are identical to each other, hence the setup needs to be checked. If the thrust...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 11-07-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,441
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Grannysshifting, your pm box is full.

Grannysshifting, your pm box is full.
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 10-18-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Looks like I can't edit my post or upload pics to...

Looks like I can't edit my post or upload pics to a new post. Shoot me an email and I can send you a pic with the dimensions for where to drill the holes.
Hope that helps.
Dick

Ok.. just...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 10-18-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Mr Gadgets
The HP gears were shot peened to give them a...

The HP gears were shot peened to give them a little bit of magic. I still have the article on them somewhere. But they are still thin floored gears and a weak point. The plus side is, when you break...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 10-18-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Mr Gadgets
do you want pics with dimensions? I can do that.

do you want pics with dimensions? I can do that.
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 10-03-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,929
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Pull the back cap and look at the linkage, make...

Pull the back cap and look at the linkage, make sure the bolts are in the shift rod, etc.

Dick
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 10-03-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,634
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Old thread, but I still offer the setup I put...

Old thread, but I still offer the setup I put together years ago. PM me if anyone is interested.

Dick
Forum: General Q & A 10-03-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 95,509
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Interesting read! I have one of bobo's cams with...

Interesting read! I have one of bobo's cams with 20hrs on it and 5 bad lobes, or was it 4.. The only reason I only have one cam of his, is because I sent the next one, that I did not order, back to...
Forum: Trucks, Trailers and Transportation 09-11-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By Mr Gadgets
2010 Dodge Journey Brake Issue..

Not sure if this is the place? Anyone have knowledge of the small brake rotors on the front of the Early Dodge Journey vehicles. You are suppose to be able to install rotors and calipers and brackets...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 09-06-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,718
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Short Fuse, I use a remote oil filter pad and a...

Short Fuse, I use a remote oil filter pad and a SBC screw on oil filter. I plumbed it with the filter after the cooler, but one gent destroyed a lower gear set and it damaged the pump. He found a...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 08-30-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Probably a 97. The older shims came in 91-94-97....

Probably a 97. The older shims came in 91-94-97. The replacements for the thick floored kit come in 51-54-57. But common practice is to check the lash on the gears and set it up properly regardless...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 08-30-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Mr Gadgets
If the cone is shinny and the ridges are worn you...

If the cone is shinny and the ridges are worn you should be able to see it. Also look at the surface in the gear where the cone seats for any tearing or damage. If the cable has the steel end, then...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 08-24-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Mr Gadgets
The ridges and slots in the cone allow the lube...

The ridges and slots in the cone allow the lube to escape between the two surfaces (cone and gear) allowing them to lock together. If the cone is not pushed far enough due to wear on the cam of the...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 08-01-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Yes they will fit, but you need to drill and tap...

Yes they will fit, but you need to drill and tap two more holes. There is also two different widths on the steering ram holes and one is a blank that you can drill yourself. I have a new blank one if...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 07-18-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Are you running a drive shower? Heat will cause...

Are you running a drive shower? Heat will cause drive lube to go past the propshaft seals. But it sounds like they are worn and need to be replaced. The shaft may need polishing also. You could run...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 06-26-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By Mr Gadgets
I wouldn't put a lot of money in that 330hp motor...

I wouldn't put a lot of money in that 330hp motor for performance. Better off going to a 502 with good parts to begin with. The drive will need to be looked at to make sure it is setup correctly, but...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 06-26-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By Mr Gadgets
Probably didn't hurt it, but if you want know and...

Probably didn't hurt it, but if you want know and sleep good at night, you can pull the drive off and look at the input shaft. If you see any shiny spots where the yoke or center socket has been...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 06-26-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By Mr Gadgets
IF you put your hand on the top of the drive as...

IF you put your hand on the top of the drive as it sits in neutral you can feel the shift fork bouncing up and down as the gears rotate the high and low spots on the bump rings. Put you hand on the...
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 06-26-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By Mr Gadgets
I press that bearing out with a homemade tool....

I press that bearing out with a homemade tool. You say the bearing wouldn't fit the race, do you mean with the bearing out, it wouldn't fit over the tower with the race on it?? I recently installed a...
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