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Author Topic:   welding gears
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 9
posted June 17, 2004 08:02 AM  
i found a rear just use for a race but its not locked can someone tell me how to weld the rear gears on the small mustang rear to lock it i belive its a 6.5 or a web site that shows how still looking
Thanks for any help

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 431
posted June 17, 2004 09:00 PM  
Weld the spider gear on the outer edges to the rotating housing. Use nirod for a good weld.

Gunner 33
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 28
posted June 17, 2004 09:12 PM  
When I welded mine. I sprayed the carrier and the gears down with about 5 cans of brake cleaner. Then I put the spider gears back in and put the shaft back into to keep them lined up. Then I sprayed the outside of the housing, inside diameters of the gears and the shaft with anti-splatter. Then I started welding the gears inplace where they meet the housing on both sides of the carrier. After that I filled in the teeth to the outer edge of the housing and finally grinded the edges smooth.

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