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Old 02-17-2011, 06:32 PM
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Who's gears are best?

I am completly re-building a Chevy rear end. I wondered who makes the best ring and pinion gears. I have a new Eaton TruTrac, and I also needed to know what is the best kit for shims and bearings. Also where is the best site to find all of these.

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Here's a sampling, google it.

http://www.markwilliams.com/
http://www.ringpinion.com/
http://completeoffroad.com/
http://www.strangeengineering.net/
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Old 02-17-2011, 08:06 PM
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I've been installing Yukon gears with Yukon installation kits for several years now and they are as good as any other brand that I have used. The best kits are from DTS, Dewco, Tom's Differentials or Randy's Ring & Pinion. The worst kits are from Ratech, Richmond, Jeg's, Summit and a few others.
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X2 Yukon gears Don't use Richmond if you want a quite ring & pinion.

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Thanks, I am glad you pointed me away from Summitt and Richmond. I do want quiet gears. I'll go with the Yukon gears and one of the installation kits you guys recommended.
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How long has Richmond been bad? I've set up a lot of rears using them with good success but haven't set any up in the last year or so....
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Richmond has good gears that are quiet, and they have a gew that make a little noise. So does everybody else. I've set up many US Gear, Richmond, Precision, Yukon, Motive and others that were quiet, and each one has had a few that made a little noise.
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