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GMC Rear End Rebuild

1993 GMC Rear End Rebuild

This is a 6 cylinder eng. with 4 WD
Automatic Trans.
Heavy Duty Suspension

How to disassemble and put new ring and pinion gears in ?

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  • chiefseneca Oct 21, 2008

    i realize the smart thing to do is replace the rear end... or have a professional look at it..
    but i have been a mechanic for over 40 years,,, but the last time i did replace gears in
    the rear end was over 20 years ago....
    so i was hoping someone could refresh my memory ....
    trying to help my son learn how to do this....

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Are you a professional technician with allot of special tools to set up the clearances for the ring and pinion? if not have a pro do it or you will ruin a new set of gears

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    I was told they were 60 to 85 lbs



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Here is a great site randy sell great parts at a great price and he is a pro.
check his site and you will find even more info than you need randys
and what emissionwiz said is 100% correct i have had people bring me their trucks with rear ends that they tried to set up just by looking at tooth contact and they have ruined a new set.
follow randys instruction with the right tools and you wonnt have a problem.
good luck paul

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