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Is This A Diff Drop Already Installed?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by LtHixson, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. Oct 12, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    LtHixson

    LtHixson [OP] My Other Truck is an Engine

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    Short version:

    Went off road with my brother after installing Bilstein 5100s and OME rear springs, which increased my lift slightly (about 1/2" over what it was). Noticed before we started that my CV boot was torn and there was grease/oil slung all over my lower control arm.

    When I got back, I ordered a diff drop kit from Revtek to try and get the CV boot fins to not touch. It finally came in, I went out to install it, dropped the front skid plate, and saw this:

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    Isn't that a diff drop on there already? I checked the bolt length on the Revtek kit, and it doesn't look any longer than what's already on there.

    If it IS a drop kit, what do I do about my CV boots tearing?

    If it ISN'T a diff drop, where do I put the one I bought? On top of the thing I'm pointing at?

    I'm pretty new to all this, so I hope I'm using the right terms for everything. Go easy on me if I'm not.

    Thanks in advance for the helpl.
     
  2. Oct 12, 2010 at 2:03 PM
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    LtHixson

    LtHixson [OP] My Other Truck is an Engine

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    Bump. I need to leave for work in a little bit and I'm about to the time where I have to put it back together or put the diff drop on.

    Thanks!
     
  3. Oct 12, 2010 at 2:09 PM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    I installed my diff drop kit over a year ago so I forgot where it actually went but that does look like a diff drop kit already installed but I could be wrong. Did the truck come stock height when you bought it?
     
  4. Oct 12, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    pretty sure that's a diff drop right there
     
  5. Oct 12, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    LtHixson

    LtHixson [OP] My Other Truck is an Engine

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    No, it had a spacer in the front and a block in the back, but it rode like crap and my wife hated it so I changed it.

    Thanks. I'll put it back together and check this again when I get to work and see what my options are about the CV boots.
     
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