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Alrighty guys. I took the truck to the shop today and the rear needs rebuilt so i am going to regear it now. Im going with everyones advice and going with yukon gears 4.88's and detriot trutrac.

Now i have no idea what i am looking for on randys ring and pinion. Those who have done this before could you help me out? Maybe post links? Im trying to order this all tonite so i can get it to the shop asap. Thanks
 

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Its a 2001 Silverado, 1500 extended cab 4X4, 10 bolt rear dont know if you need all that. 5.3 engine.
 

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Its the 8.6 rear axle with 30 splines. MAKE SURE when the parts show up they didnt send the 8.5 master install kit.
 

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Ha pretty much yes - I do not so much sleep these days. Call my cell at that time, 281-610-8743
:lol: be careful dropping phone numbers on th3 int3rwebz...you might be getting drunken phone calls from GMFS members who happen to stumble across this post after a night of drinking. :drunk:
 

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:lol: be careful dropping phone numbers on th3 int3rwebz...you might be getting drunken phone calls from GMFS members who happen to stumble across this post after a night of drinking. :drunk:
I already get plenty - a few more is not going to hurt! Not to mentioned I do not have to be professional and nice on my own phone! :crazy:
 

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For anyone who doesnt know... Stephen is very helpful. Hes hookin me up.
 

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Alright. My next question. If I'm supplying the parts what should install run me typically?
 

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$300-$350 labor is most id pay.
 

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300-450 an axle is the industry standard. Expect to pay more for the front since the differential has to be removed.
 

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Gotta pay to play I guess.- was guestimating around 800.
 

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i paid 750 for the best installer in my area. .i could have gotten it done for 500 and had quotes all the way up to 1000 and 1200 and thats for both axles by the way. also i bought the gears
 
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