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Forum: 07.5 - 09 3rd Gen 6.7L Powertrain   02-25-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,399
Posted By dodge3500
The Eaton E Locker requires grinding the...

The Eaton E Locker requires grinding the differential housing to get it to fit. Since grinding weakens the housing, you may want to reconsider that particular option.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   02-10-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 58,020
Posted By dodge3500
The Truetrac is a torque sensing differential. ...

The Truetrac is a torque sensing differential. There is nothing in it that operates hydraulically.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   01-25-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,835
Posted By dodge3500
If you increase the tire size the best thing you...

If you increase the tire size the best thing you can do to regain your lost power is to regear your truck. For example, if you increase your tire size 20% then increase your numerical gear ratio 20%.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Non-Powertrain   12-18-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,927
Posted By dodge3500
Actually if you put larger tires on your truck...

Actually if you put larger tires on your truck you would regear to a lower ratio such as a 4.56. Regearing will put your engine back into its peak powerband thus increasing your engines efficiency. ...
Forum: 3rd Gen. Non-Powertrain   12-18-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,927
Posted By dodge3500
Have you regeared your truck after installing the...

Have you regeared your truck after installing the larger tires? Also, have your recalibrated your speedometer for the larger tires?
Forum: 3rd Gen. Non-Powertrain   12-15-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,927
Posted By dodge3500
There are at least 8 replies to this thread where...

There are at least 8 replies to this thread where members are getting 20 mpg. Instead of laughing maybe you should be reading what these members have done to their vehicles so you can get similar...
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   10-03-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,643
Posted By dodge3500
Post #13 and Post #19 are the correct way to do...

Post #13 and Post #19 are the correct way to do it. It is not something that you want to guess at. You can ruin your bearings, differential, ring and pinion very quickly if you are wrong.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   08-23-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By dodge3500
When you install larger tires you are in effect...

When you install larger tires you are in effect changing your axle ratio. For instance:

(stock tire size/new tire size) X gear ratio = effective gear ratio
(31/37) X 3.73 = 3.13
By installing...
Forum: 07.5 - 09 3rd Gen 6.7L Powertrain   08-23-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By dodge3500
The Detroit Trutrac works as an open differential...

The Detroit Trutrac works as an open differential when there is not any torque applied to it. When it is installed in the front axle in 2WD you cannot tell it is there. You can tell it is there...
Forum: 2010-2012 General Discussion   08-23-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,109
Posted By dodge3500
The front electric locker for the Power Wagon...

The front electric locker for the Power Wagon will fit in the front axle of the Dodge 2500/3500 pickup. Check justdifferentials.com and they can give you the details.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   04-13-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,862
Posted By dodge3500
What you are refering to is called bias ratio. A...

What you are refering to is called bias ratio. A 3:1 bias ratio means that the tire with the greater amount of traction will receive 3 times the amount of torque as the wheel with the least amount...
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   04-13-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,862
Posted By dodge3500
I installed the Truetrac in the front axle, and...

I installed the Truetrac in the front axle, and it works fine. You do have to take corners a little slower with the 4WD is engaged while driving in snow. This is because you cannot have the...
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   04-11-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 38,968
Posted By dodge3500
You have to pull the axle to remove the universal...

You have to pull the axle to remove the universal joint.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   04-11-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By dodge3500
I drove the inner axles seals out with a 4'...

I drove the inner axles seals out with a 4' length of 1.5" iron pipe and a 4 lb hammer. It will break the seals apart, but it will drive them out.

I am not sure what you are refering to by "ring...
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   04-11-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 33,122
Posted By dodge3500
I installed 4.56 gears in my truck along a...

I installed 4.56 gears in my truck along a Detroit Truetrac in the front axle. I can tell you that you do need some specialized tools and knowledge to do this install.

Some of the tools you...
Forum: 07.5 - 09 3rd Gen 6.7L Powertrain   04-11-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By dodge3500
It sounds like the sealing surface on the yoke...

It sounds like the sealing surface on the yoke could be damaged thus damaging the seals.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   03-25-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,433
Posted By dodge3500
First, you will have to mark the position of your...

First, you will have to mark the position of your bearing caps before you remove them as they have to be re-installed in the same exact position as they were removed.

Second, for the AAM 9.25"...
Forum: 07.5 - 09 3rd Gen 6.7L Powertrain   02-12-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,699
Posted By dodge3500
The best gears to use with 37" tires are 4.56. ...

The best gears to use with 37" tires are 4.56. If you are choosing between 3.73 and 4.10 then go with 4.10.
Forum: 07.5 - 09 3rd Gen 6.7L Powertrain   02-08-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,304
Posted By dodge3500
There are people running 37" tires on stock...

There are people running 37" tires on stock wheels without a lift.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   02-08-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,212
Posted By dodge3500
Your problem sounds like it is engine performance...

Your problem sounds like it is engine performance related. I would check for trouble codes. Also check your air filter and fuel filter. You should be getting around 18-20 mpg highway with a stock...
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   02-08-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,212
Posted By dodge3500
If you have 37" tires, you want to go with a 4.56...

If you have 37" tires, you want to go with a 4.56 ratio to keep your truck's engine in it's peak powerband.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   02-05-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,060
Posted By dodge3500
Both contact patterns were taken with load/drag...

Both contact patterns were taken with load/drag on the pinion while turning the differential with a wrench. The first pattern is an AAM 9.25" 4.56 ring and pinion. This is the same gearset used in...
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   02-04-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,060
Posted By dodge3500
2004 Dodge 2500 4.56 Gear Swap PICS

I enjoy setting up gears. It is too bad that you are two and a half hours away because it is a challenge getting the pinion depth, gear pattern and bearing preloads just right. Here are some pics...
Forum: 07.5 - 09 3rd Gen 6.7L Powertrain   01-31-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,559
Posted By dodge3500
I enjoy setting up gears. It is too bad that you...

I enjoy setting up gears. It is too bad that you are two and a half hours away because it is a challenge getting the pinion depth, gear pattern and bearing preloads just right. Here are some pics...
Forum: 07.5 - 09 3rd Gen 6.7L Powertrain   01-30-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,559
Posted By dodge3500
It is too bad you don't live closer.

It is too bad you don't live closer.
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