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Posted By garthneddy

Before believing any of the misinformation...

Before believing any of the misinformation surrounding the M5OD's ability to hold up to abuse, head over to pirate 4x4 and see how much crap they can really take. My guess is the posters...
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Posted By garthneddy

Having owned multiples of the ZF and the Mazda in...

Having owned multiples of the ZF and the Mazda in my DD over the years, I can confidently say you will want the Mazda. Much smoother and shorter throws, plus the gearing is MUCH better suited for the...
03-04-2017, 08:05 PM
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Posted By garthneddy

I didn't with mine, might need to pull the bumper...

I didn't with mine, might need to pull the bumper though. My old bald 31s got into it right when I had enough clearance to remove the bushings.
03-04-2017, 07:48 PM
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Posted By garthneddy

I never had to lower my axles. Heck, all four...

I never had to lower my axles. Heck, all four tires were still bearing the trucks weight. Just unbolt the radius arm and pull it forward with a come along to remove and install the bushings, then...
01-28-2017, 08:37 PM
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Posted By garthneddy

Bet you'll be taking the extra 15 minutes to cut...

Bet you'll be taking the extra 15 minutes to cut the bolts off and replace em this time.
12-05-2016, 07:44 PM
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Posted By garthneddy

My current DD is a 4.9 5 speed with 3.08s and...

My current DD is a 4.9 5 speed with 3.08s and I've been getting between 16.5-17. My old DD had the 4.9 E4OD with 3.55s and delivered similar numbers.

Both of them are slugs
11-03-2016, 05:34 AM
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Posted By garthneddy

I successfully used ORD's zero rates on the front...

I successfully used ORD's zero rates on the front of my 81 F250. It didn't make any noticeable difference in ride quality and was by far the cheapest way I found to level the leaf sprung TTB. I'll...
10-21-2016, 08:56 PM
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Posted By garthneddy

As much knowledge as this forum has to offer,...

As much knowledge as this forum has to offer, skip it in favor of bobistheoilguy forums when dealing with lubricants. I've run dino and syn ATF after draining the ATF/gear oil blend the po had in the...
10-07-2016, 08:44 PM
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Posted By garthneddy

Don't forget that you can always play with the...

Don't forget that you can always play with the limited slip clutches to achieve a stronger engagement if your not happy with the factory performance.
10-07-2016, 08:38 PM
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Posted By garthneddy

I tried to avoid pulling the engine once by...

I tried to avoid pulling the engine once by wrenching in that tiny space between the crossmember and block. Even with a carb intake on the engine it just wasn't worth it.
10-06-2016, 06:57 AM
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Posted By garthneddy

I've always felt that the lower end shocks all...

I've always felt that the lower end shocks all rode about the same, especially in an old truck. I'd either spend the money and get a quality shock or buy the cheapest ones you can find online.
10-06-2016, 06:45 AM
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Posted By garthneddy

Having owned most engine/trans combos, I wouldn't...

Having owned most engine/trans combos, I wouldn't base my decision solely on the power train of the truck if it's being used for DD and light towing. Reliability and parts availability are excellent...
09-09-2016, 09:29 PM
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Posted By garthneddy

It should have the 302. LMC and JBG both sell the...

It should have the 302. LMC and JBG both sell the glove box liner
09-07-2016, 09:57 AM
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Posted By garthneddy

Sounds like at least part of the problem is a...

Sounds like at least part of the problem is a vacuum leak.
09-04-2016, 08:54 PM
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Posted By garthneddy

Fullsize 4x4 transmissions fit any Fullsize...

Fullsize 4x4 transmissions fit any Fullsize transfer case.
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