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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #250 on: February 15, 2019, 07:05:33 PM »
had i known these issues before hand.. i either wouldn’t have gone 35 spline, and after having done so wouldn’t have bought warns from the beginning. high hopes for these yukons. tate reassured me i was in the clear. and while there was no reason to cut the other side.. there also wasn’t a reason not to. (i’m too OCD to just ‘leave well enough alone’..) but pray for me. maybe i can do it. lol.

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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #251 on: February 15, 2019, 07:27:13 PM »
I can’t stress this enough (and not because I’m a Yukon vendor either) Tate is and has a wealth of info on axles at his disposal. He doesn’t bite too hard, use him....
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« Reply #252 on: February 15, 2019, 07:34:48 PM »
i can’t wait to get these in the mail.

i just wish i had known earlier that these issues were around. and yukon has already figured them out.

called him the other day. really nice guy. easy to talk to and made the time for me.

thanks again tate.

will get back on this once the hubs arrive.

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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #253 on: February 15, 2019, 08:23:15 PM »
I can’t stress this enough (and not because I’m a Yukon vendor either) Tate is and has a wealth of info on axles at his disposal. He doesn’t bite too hard, use him....
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« Reply #254 on: February 16, 2019, 12:52:00 PM »
If your running the 35 spline setup 100% go with the Yukons and be done with issues, it would of saved me a lot of headache also.  I am using a lot of Yukon stuff now and its has given me ZERO issues!  Tate always makes me cry so I try not to talk to him much!

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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #255 on: February 16, 2019, 03:15:22 PM »
I don’t cry but I do wonder why my wallet is always lighter after talking with him...
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« Reply #256 on: February 16, 2019, 08:56:55 PM »
I don’t cry but I do wonder why my wallet is always lighter after talking with him...

I feel like this is a common occurrence when folks talk with yourself as well. I’ve got a list of things that are to be ordered. Just not to that point yet.

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« Reply #257 on: February 16, 2019, 09:28:51 PM »
I don’t cry but I do wonder why my wallet is always lighter after talking with him...

I feel like this is a common occurrence when folks talk with yourself as well. I’ve got a list of things that are to be ordered. Just not to that point yet.

Well their is a common thread there, we both discount heavily to all RM knuckleheads excluding Dave’s & Ken’s.....
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« Reply #258 on: February 16, 2019, 11:52:58 PM »
I don’t cry but I do wonder why my wallet is always lighter after talking with him...

I feel like this is a common occurrence when folks talk with yourself as well. I’ve got a list of things that are to be ordered. Just not to that point yet.

Well their is a common thread there, we both discount heavily to all RM knuckleheads excluding Dave’s & Ken’s.....

And I thank yous for the discounts! Really helps when your endlessly bleeding money to complete the project.

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« Reply #259 on: February 17, 2019, 09:46:18 AM »
I don’t cry but I do wonder why my wallet is always lighter after talking with him...

I feel like this is a common occurrence when folks talk with yourself as well. I’ve got a list of things that are to be ordered. Just not to that point yet.

Well their is a common thread there, we both discount heavily to all RM knuckleheads excluding Dave’s & Ken’s.....
What kinda things do you self anyway?   I thought you were a crackerjack salesman?


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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #260 on: February 17, 2019, 03:50:50 PM »
Close, popcorn
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« Reply #261 on: February 17, 2019, 05:53:12 PM »
Fastest invoice in the west,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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« Reply #262 on: February 18, 2019, 02:31:12 PM »
Can't bleed em completely dry, then they can't come back to do it again! now, back to the truck build!
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« Reply #263 on: February 19, 2019, 10:26:37 PM »
parts came in. but i got sidetracked trying to finish up the building/upstairs office.

hoping to unwrap the axle and get back to work in the next couple days!


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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #264 on: February 20, 2019, 07:56:16 AM »




to start with the packaging is far superior to that of the warns, which just came in a box all bouncing and sliding around. so.. after taking delivery,  yukon:1, warn:0
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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #265 on: February 20, 2019, 08:43:44 AM »
Great choice you won’t be disappointed.
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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #266 on: February 25, 2019, 07:36:41 PM »
let’s just start by saying.. never again will i use warns for 35 spline builds.


just because i have a mild case of OCD (wanting both sides to match)  and that my stub axles were factory and not yukon with 2 sets of snap rings, i had to regroove the passenger side also to get the large spring and snap ring to do their job holding the stub axle out and making the flex seal work..
this by no means reflects on the quality or R&D of yukon. from what i can tell it’s a difference in factory dana spicer abs the hardcore hubs..

so.. without further adue.
regrooved stub axle





what i was left with. now here i could have stopped and reassembled it all. but i would have laid in bed and twitched all night knowing the 2 different sides had 2 different length stub shafts. hahah





now.. this is where normal installs start



spring retainer



spacer



BAS..



inner and outer splined slugs



depressed in.. ready for snap ring



and in



cam and retaining flange (?)





large retaining snap ring





grease on inside of hub dial/cam. make sure the dial is in lock potion.

also applied some white lithium grease to the o rings. (there is one between the hub dial and the outer hub body that seals but also has to rotate with the hub when going from free to lock)



aaaaand done



drivers side as well..



passenger side install (without the cutting and grooving) took 27 min.. with taking pics. amazing quality and directions were spot on.

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« Reply #267 on: February 25, 2019, 07:43:14 PM »
:like  Amazing difference.  good update
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« Reply #268 on: February 25, 2019, 07:53:05 PM »
The engagement on those is so much better than the factory stuff.

Looks great.
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« Reply #269 on: February 25, 2019, 08:02:04 PM »
I like your OCD at work!


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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #270 on: February 25, 2019, 08:45:18 PM »
Its a shame that Warn will not fix the 35spline outers, good for Yukon that they have not.

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« Reply #271 on: February 25, 2019, 09:01:29 PM »
Its a shame that Warn will not fix the 35spline outers, good for Yukon that they have not.

i compared the 30 spline hubs from my dads truck to the 35s.. same hub dial. identical. which is crazy.

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« Reply #272 on: February 25, 2019, 09:54:21 PM »
That fit and finish on the Yukon is simply top notch!


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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #273 on: February 25, 2019, 10:57:53 PM »
Yeehaww!
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Re: 3+3 2500
« Reply #274 on: March 12, 2019, 09:19:05 PM »
slow to no progress being made on the 3+3.. currently in oceanside CA working at pendleton putting in some live fire shoot houses for the beloved USMC..

hoping to be back at it end of march (while building another dana 60 and 203/205 doubler for a guy after he saw how the 60 and 205 i have turned out.. that should be fun!)

wanting to get the engine to fire after i get the harness modified.. that’ll be the real test.

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« Reply #275 on: March 21, 2019, 10:45:18 AM »
small, unnoticeable update.

got the harness sent off to FL to have it stripped down to stand alone configuration. also ordered EFI live with DSP5 switch so i can flash and tune the ECM sitting in the ground..

more (hopefully visible) updates to come. and maybe a video in the next couple weeks   :beercheers: