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by Stroverlander
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: CHASSIS
Topic: HELP??? Crunching Noises front right wheel AWD
Replies: 16
Views: 5323

Re: HELP??? Crunching Noises front right wheel AWD

Yep, I have 3.73 stock and 4.10 would with the 30.5" or so tires would put me back almost exactly to stock with the 3.73 and 215/70-16 tires.
by Stroverlander
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: 2004 engine cover removal?
Replies: 3
Views: 584

Re: 2004 engine cover removal?

Remove the passenger seat, four nuts.
by Stroverlander
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: OFF TOPIC - We have SMURFS!!!!!
Topic: I'm now a registered member of ALS forum
Replies: 28
Views: 10711

Re: I'm now a registered member of ALS forum

Aw shoot, T.Low was a great guy and his van the inspiration for my van as well.

While not knowing him personally, my experiences on the forums mirrored yours Mike. Such a terrible disease, I feel for his family and what they are going through. Godspeed T.Low, fellow Astrofarian. [-o<
by Stroverlander
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: FRONT AXLE / DRIVE AND CV SHAFTS
Topic: HELP! Disaster of a day trying to r/r left front CV shaft.
Replies: 13
Views: 4727

Re: HELP! Disaster of a day trying to r/r left front CV sha

Man, reminds me of my story with the driver's side cv axle and stub axle being stuck in it. The c-clip slipped out of the groove and no amount of tapping, pounding or pulling would remove the stub axle. I finally squirted Dawn dish soap inside and was able to tap the cv axle off the stub axle in the...
by Stroverlander
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: help urgent
Replies: 5
Views: 1002

Re: help urgent

Doesn't look familiar to me at all, I wouldn't worry about it too much. Good luck.
by Stroverlander
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: 4.11 Diffs which one with a G80
Replies: 15
Views: 2749

Re: 4.11 Diffs which one with a G80

Those are interesting numbers for sure, thank you!

I just ordered and received my 22-687HD springs for around $250 shipped:

https://www.generalspringkc.com/Product ... e=22-687HD

:cheers:
by Stroverlander
Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: 4.11 Diffs which one with a G80
Replies: 15
Views: 2749

Re: 4.11 Diffs which one with a G80

That's great about the gearing and disappointing about the locker! Hopefully you can get some resolution from your installer on it seeing you didn't exactly get the one you wanted.

Curious what kind of weight/bias/overload you're seeing on the scale?
by Stroverlander
Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: 4.11 Diffs which one with a G80
Replies: 15
Views: 2749

Re: 4.11 Diffs which one with a G80

How're the new gears treating you?
by Stroverlander
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: 4.11 Diffs which one with a G80
Replies: 15
Views: 2749

Re: 4.11 Diffs which one with a G80

That's the tire and size I'm running now with 3.73 gears. Wouldn't want to run that size with 3.42!
by Stroverlander
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: GENERAL PROCEDURES
Topic: alternate Oil filter
Replies: 11
Views: 5277

Re: alternate Oil filter

Yep, started using the longer filter like what came on my '97 on my '04 when I got it and noticed it had the short filter.
by Stroverlander
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: TRANSFER CASE
Topic: How to wire up a NP 236 in place of a 136.
Replies: 163
Views: 45866

Re: How to wire up a NP 236 in place of a 136.

Cool dude, can't wait to see it. Start a thread for the build!
by Stroverlander
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: Converting 99 astro to 6 lugs...
Replies: 11
Views: 4740

Re: Converting 99 astro to 6 lugs...

Yes, probably. The '03-05 knuckles are different.

Is you van RWD or AWD?
by Stroverlander
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: GENERAL PROCEDURES
Topic: Expert Question: Retrofitting a Robust Sender to a 1997 SLE
Replies: 1
Views: 658

Re: Expert Question: Retrofitting a Robust Sender to a 1997

Feels like you're overthinking things a bit as any decent brand replacement fuel pump should see you though a 100k miles or so.
by Stroverlander
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Possibly Different Blower issue - ideas?
Replies: 5
Views: 1137

Re: Possibly Different Blower issue - ideas?

I hear that, it can be a pain to get in there with a lifted van!
by Stroverlander
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: Possibly Different Blower issue - ideas?
Replies: 5
Views: 1137

Re: Possibly Different Blower issue - ideas?

It's actually really easy to replace that tubing and you can pickup the molded vacuum tube piece at most laps.

Not sure if you read this thread: https://www.astrosafari.com/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=4468