Is it even worth it???
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Lex KY
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I've killed 3...
First one, had a bad u-joint in the rear driveshaft, had a vibration, that I couldn't find with the driveshaft in the truck, and finally killed the truck.
Second one, u-joints were ok, but I think that the bad u-joint (it was the rear) got the pinion bearings along with the transmission the first time around, another cracked case was the result of vibrations coming from the bad u-joints... pinion was pulling back in the housing and bouncing off of the carrier.
Third one was my own fault, didn't get the pinion torqued correctly when I put new bearings in, and those vibrations came back. Haven't torn it apart yet on this time, but I'm sure I need pinion bearings along with a transmission.
Aaron A. Bobb
2002 F-250 SD ExCab, Short Bed, PSD, Auto trans, 4X4
Custom tuned 6 position Chip
Whelen CSP690 Strobe Kit (Installed @ Feb Indy Strokers Rally... Thanks Adam), ZooDad Mod
Heated Side Mirrors, Owner Built Rear Airbag System
Owner Built Front Bumper, Owner Built Tymar Intake
Owner Built Custom Exhaust, Rear Roll Pan?