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Carrier Bearing Drop......

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by jdkeller, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. Feb 11, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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    I have Camburg spindles up front so maybe 4" of lift there. 3" All Pro leafs in the back. Apparently I should have had a carrier bearing drop this whole time because I think the bearing is going out. Making high pitched squeeling noises off and on. I don't know anything about this drop. Is there a standard size? If not how much do I need? 1/4"? 1/2"?

    Who makes them?

    Also, how hard are these to change and what is involved? Does the new one have to get pressed in?

    If I do the carrier bearing drop first, should the bearing be ok or should I change it anyway?
    Is the bearing the same on an access cab and doublecab?

    I took this picture of it the other day. It is looking towards the rear differential. There is that silver ring. It it loose. I can move it around. Is that normal? I know it's a lot of questions but thanks amigos.

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  2. Feb 11, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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    How ya doing JD ? Maybe I can help. I can't remember if 2nd gens have a 2 piece shaft with dbl cardan joints or if its a 1st gen thing , regardless I'm sure your going to have to separate the intermediate shaft from main shaft to slide the carrier (center bearing) out,impact the big ass nut holding the yoke on to the end of the shaft ,remove yoke& the carrier comes off easy enough , slide the new one on & re tighten the yoke/nut & it will press the carrier into place.. Make sure you mark the flang where the u joints bolt onto the flange so it bolts back up exactly the way it was removed, its really fairly easy to do....Good luck buddy !! ;)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOX-BGse0q0?version=3
     
  3. Feb 11, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    And yeah, there is a fair amount of movement in them & this is pretty normal, the actual bearing rest inside a big rubber gromet & obliviously the carrier drop is for compensating for the increased angle from a lift...;)
     
  4. Feb 11, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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    I can send you a set of the 1/4 aluminum spaces that I make.$15 shipped to you. Check the cheap mode thread......there's a write up I did a good while back.
     
  5. Feb 11, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    Hi Doug!

    Thanks for the help both of you. I am going to try and tackle it myself. Ill write more when I'm on my computer.

    Is 1/4" the size I need?
     
  6. Feb 11, 2011 at 7:44 PM
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    that's what's easiest to start with.1/4 for the most part takes care of most vibes. I'd also use a dry lube spray on the carrier bearing.
     
  7. Feb 11, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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    NP bro', just remember to mark the flange just like the awesome mech. did in the award winning video I posted :)rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::D) the reason it needs to go back up the way it came out... is balance, if you don't theres a good chance you'll get a bad vibration or if you had one before it'll be worse


    I got faith in you young man !! :D


    oh yeah, my hand is all better......:eek::eek:
     
  8. Feb 13, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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    Thanks. I'm not adding a drop to reduce vibes. I don't have any. I just don't want the bearing to go out again. I'm going to look at that thread you said to look at.
    Glad to hear your hand is well! What is your guys concensus on that ring I said that moves around? Does it get replaced as well? I ahould take a video.
     
  9. Mar 28, 2011 at 1:19 PM
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    Hey I am under the imppresion that the slight play that is acceptable in the carrier bearing is about 1/8" . I have about an inch or more. Where did ya'll get your beaings?

    Thanks
     
  10. Mar 28, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    I bought mine off a member on here. Not sure where he got it.
     
  11. Mar 28, 2011 at 1:31 PM
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    JD that silver ring you see is the bearing race the inner bearing sits in, your new carrier will come complete ready to install...:D


    Yeah, some movement is acceptable....;)

    I got mine from Toyota dealership but there are 3rd party bearings available
     
  12. Mar 28, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    Thanks guy's I guess some movement is okay but I think mine is well past that haha. Now if I could just figure out where to get the 3rd party beaings.
     
  13. Mar 28, 2011 at 1:58 PM
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    contact your local Autozone,Kragens/Oreillys & go from there...;)
     
  14. Mar 28, 2011 at 2:24 PM
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    Is it normal though Doug to be able to move that ring a little with my finger? It loose just chilling.
     
  15. Mar 28, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    You mean like spin it with your finger ? Or do you mean it moves around when you push it with finger ? I'm going to take a couple pics of my old one & see if we can get on the same page..
     
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    I can push it and it moves maybe 1/8th inch. But it can spin in place as well.
     
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    Ok first off, does it look like this ? (from your pics pretty sure the same but ya never know)


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    & is this the silver ring you imply? ....


    [​IMG]

    Or is it this one ?

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  18. Mar 28, 2011 at 3:23 PM
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    If its the first one (outer ring) you shouldn't be able to spin it at all, its molded/attached to the big rubber grommet, if its the other one (inner ring) that should spin smoothly, there is an allowable amount of side to side movement, look to see if the one you have is torn away from grommet..;)
     
  19. Mar 28, 2011 at 3:26 PM
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    Can't tell from your pictures. The one I'm talking about Is on the front on the bearing facing the front of the truck.
     
  20. Mar 28, 2011 at 3:40 PM
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    Doesn't matter pretty much the same both sides

    Heres yours this would be the outer bearing race

    [​IMG]
     
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