Power Wagon Diff Swap
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09-20-2013, 06:16 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Whitecourt, AB
Vehicle: 2005 Ram 3/4 Wagon
Trim Level: SLT
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Before I let the truck back down I put some jackstands by the transfercase crossmember and threw my stock tires on. I undid the trailing arms and roled out the diff (Remember to disconect the diff breather).
I then transfered the tires and breather over to the new diffs and rolled them into place and rehooked up all the arms, linkages, shocks, brakes, driveshaft and steering brace.
The next day I worked on the back.
It was again put up on jack stands, wheels removed and everything sprayed with lube.
The shocks, brakes, driveshaft and airbags were disconected. I cut the ubolts and ebrakes cables because I was going with new ones (DAM RUST).
Jackstands were put under the frame at the back of the cab and the diff was rolled out.
To Be Continued
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