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volvoclearinghouse SuperDork
2/24/16 7:05 a.m.

hunting gears

ultraclyde GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
2/24/16 7:27 a.m.

So...a hunting ratio meshes the same teeth on every rotation, and a semi-hunting ratio requires multiple rotations before the same teeth meet again?

I get the concept, but that is the most nonsensical terminology I've heard in a long time. Seems completely backwards, even to make a little sense.

java230 HalfDork
2/24/16 9:59 a.m.

TIL Hunting and semi hunting ratios!

volvoclearinghouse SuperDork
3/1/16 6:55 a.m.

So....crap. Went to install the Trac-Lok last night and turns out they need longer bolts. With washers. I also need carrier bearings, but those are in stock at most autop parts stores.

The hard part is finding these bolts/ washers. I need them tonight. Can't use hardware from tractor supply- it needs to be the exact right part. Anyone know any speed shops in the Baltimore area where I could pick up these bolts/ washers?

RossD UltimaDork
3/1/16 7:08 a.m.

Ford dealership?

volvoclearinghouse SuperDork
3/1/16 7:48 a.m.

I'll try. Worst case I'll have to get them overnighted from someplace.

volvoclearinghouse SuperDork
3/1/16 10:06 a.m.

Fastenal actually had the exact perfect bolts. $17 for a pack of 25. Now we have 15 spares.

Anyone need a set of 10 Trac-Lok compatible ring gear bolts? Only $15!!

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