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I'm getting ready to buy my sb dd. Anyone around central pa with some experience and a place to work willing to help a guy out or should I just take it to a shop to have it done.
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I'm kinda in the same boat, my SBC dual disk will be at my door later today, but it is too damn cold out and I have no garage to do the install...
 

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I am working on my new Valair DD install right now. I wont say it is easy but I have certainly worked on harder things before. If you keep everything organized it really isnt that bad. I would see if you can find someone to help you though just because a lot of the parts are heavy.
 

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I am doing my Valair kevlar next weekend in Tacoma WA which is 250 miles away because my friend has the equipment and place to work on it. Hope it goes well!!! :)
 

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they are a simple clutch to replace on the nv5600 if you dont pull the transfer case be carefull at its size that tranny is heavy enough to crush some one
 

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I'm getting ready to buy my sb dd. Anyone around central pa with some experience and a place to work willing to help a guy out or should I just take it to a shop to have it done.
if you were in ohio i would help you:thumbsup:. try posting this in the penn. state forum, might have better luck
 

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they are a simple clutch to replace on the nv5600 if you dont pull the transfer case be carefull at its size that tranny is heavy enough to crush some one
So.... Are you saying it's easy if you don't pull the transfer case? Or, if you don't pull the transfer case it very heavy? ( which it is even if you pull it!:shock:) I was planing to pull it to reduce both weight and size.
 

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You are going to have to drop the tranny, you will need a jack or tranny stand to do it, I found that on my 3500 it was NOT an easy job to do by yourself and YES you CAN HURT BAD if you don't know what you are doing. I ALMOST learned my lesson the hard way, my shop floor will always have the chunk of cement missing to remind me!
 

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I am in Indiana Pa and would help someone if we had a place to work on one around this area
 

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You are going to have to drop the tranny, you will need a jack or tranny stand to do it, I found that on my 3500 it was NOT an easy job to do by yourself and YES you CAN HURT BAD if you don't know what you are doing. I ALMOST learned my lesson the hard way, my shop floor will always have the chunk of cement missing to remind me!
thats why i always use a tranny jack with safety chains. if you dont have any chains a ratchet strap will do just fine. wrap them around the tranny and jack and its much easier and safer
 

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Even when i use a tranny jack i usually detatch the T-Case for saftey cause the 5600 is so heavy
 

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That's my plan, pull the transfer case, then the trany. My friend has a tranny jack to do the job. :)
 
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