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I'm pretty mechanically inclined, but have never tackled a rearend gear swap............I want to put 4:10's in my new LMM........Should I pay the $700.00 to have it done, or is it worth the trouble to do it myself?:idea:
 

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If thats 700 with the gears...HELL YES!!! If not its not that hard if you have the proper tools....The hardest part is setting backlash.
 

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As getsome said... if that's $700 w/ gears... then you better jump on that. I was just quoted slightly less than $1400 for everything.
 

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If you have never set up a diff I would pay to have it done! Bad thing's can happen if you don't set up the ring and pinion correctly.
 

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That is the going rate in So. Cal. (San Diego) for each diff. including the gears.

If you have 4x4, then you wil have to do both diff's.

When I was considering doing the same thing, I was consistently quoted ~$1,400 out the door for both.

Bill
 

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how much do the gears run by them selves? any kits needed? shims? etc????????
 

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The gears themselves run anywhere from $250-$450 depending on brand, and then you have master kits on top of that.

Labor is generally quoted around $250/axle.
 

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Thanks guys for the info..............I had Off Road Unlimited in Burbank do my last truck........and it was around seven hundred for the rear axle. Looks like I will be paying the cash..................who needs the headache.......
 
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