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Re: Re: No 4WD, guesses on why?

From: Lee Wilson <lwilson3_at_houston.rr.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2002 16:55:06 -0600

I would be willing to bet on the R&P if it was a D30, if a 44 I would bet on
either a hub or axle ujoint (and so very likely an axle as well)...

Lee
----- Original Message -----
From: "MICHAEL MUSSETT" <mkmussett_at_hotmail.com>
To: <lwilson3_at_houston.rr.com>; <creno_at_paragontotalsolutions.com>;
<shawnt_at_nmt.edu>; <ebml_at_bronco.com>
Cc: <mail_at_broncofix.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 10:47 PM
Subject: Re: [EBML] Re: No 4WD, guesses on why?


> May have striped out a hub possibly.......
>
> Mike
>
>
> >From: Lee Wilson <lwilson3_at_houston.rr.com>
> >To: Cary Reno <creno_at_paragontotalsolutions.com>, "'Shawn Taylor'"
> ><shawnt_at_nmt.edu>, ebml_at_bronco.com
> >CC: mail_at_broncofix.com
> >Subject: [EBML] Re: No 4WD, guesses on why?
> >Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2002 16:29:33 -0600
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > > When I did this in mud I busted the teeth of the ring gear in my D30.
> >Do
> > > you have a 30 or 44? It's pretty easy to figure out, just look in the
> > > knuckles to see if it's the u-joints. If not, check (and hope) it's
the
> > > hubs. If not, take off the diff cover and check the R&P. If it's a
D30
> > > I'll bet you busted some teeth off the Ring gear.
> > >
> > > Here's how I fixed mine: Started searching for a used D44 with the
same
> > > ratio, installed D44. Worked great! ;^)
> > >
> > > Lee Wilson
> > > Houston, TX
> > > 1970 Bronco, 351W (soon to be SEFI), C4, 36" Swampers, REP8000, Lock
> >Rights
> > > F&R
> > > 2002 F350 SD Power Stroke 4X4 Lariat auto CC 156", 3.5" Fabtech,
> >315/75-16s
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Cary Reno" <creno_at_paragontotalsolutions.com>
> > > To: "'Shawn Taylor'" <shawnt_at_nmt.edu>; <embl_at_bronco.com>
> > > Cc: <mail_at_broncofix.com>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 3:55 PM
> > > Subject: RE: [EMBL][Bfix]No 4WD, guesses on why?
> > >
> > >
> > > > Broken axle or ring and pinion. Probably the axle. Was the front
> > > > carrier open, limited slip, or lock. If open, breaking one side
will
> > > > cause that axle to turn not leaving and power going to the unbroken
> > > > axle. I think this is right.
> > > >
> > > > Cary Reno
> > > > 77 Bronco, 302, NP435 (soon to be SEFI)
> > > > Warn 8274 Winch and Bumper
> > > > 35x12.50 Good Year MTR's on AR Baja's 15x10
> > > > Big Bearing 9"
> > > >
> > > > 72 Bronco
> > > > 302 Carbed
> > > > 3 Speed (soon to be ZF hopefully)
> > > > 33x12.50's (soon to be 35's and a 2" body lift)
> > > > "Soon to be better..but hey..it's already a Bronco, that's a
great
> > > > start!"
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: mail-owner_at_broncofix.com [mailto:mail-owner_at_broncofix.com] On
> > > > Behalf Of Shawn Taylor
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 4:46 PM
> > > > To: embl_at_bronco.com
> > > > Cc: mail_at_broncofix.com
> > > > Subject: [EMBL][Bfix]No 4WD, guesses on why?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Hi all,
> > > >
> > > > I was out playing on a snowy hill and while trying to rock my way up
a
> > > > stubborn part heard a bad sound from the front of my Bronco. Now
4WD
> > > > works when there's little load on it, but if i punch it, or try to
go
> > > > uphill, there's a grinding sound and the front end feels like its
> >going
> > > > over a bump and the front wheels don't do anything usefull (except
> >keep
> > > > the axle off the ground). Any guesses on what i did? The one clue
> > > > (second-hand 'cause i was driving and didn't see it myself) is that
my
> > > > friends said that one time it was "grinding" the front driveshaft
was
> > > > turning but the front wheels weren't (yes, the hubs were engaged).
> >I'm
> > > > thinking that something must have broke in the front diff and is
> >letting
> > > > something connected to the driveshaft be pushed back instead of
> >staying
> > > > where it belongs and engaging the gears. I imagine it'll be pretty
> > > > obvious once I tear apart the diff, just wanted to solicit some
> > > > opinions.
> > > >
> > > > TIA,
> > > > Shawn
> > > > -69
> > > > -Albuquerque, NM
> > > >
> > > >
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