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Old 12-18-2013, 10:26 PM   #57
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Disclaimer.. I am not associated with any of the following and have no interest either way in or how with the use of this product. Your mileage may vary, consult your doctor if more than four hours..

It's very hard to find since it's industrial only. Local place wanted to sell me a pallet. I was, if it works I won't need much. Found a jobber in LA that would ship a single case of 10ea. PM for jobber address, I do not wish to get crossed up with promoting something I'm not suppose to. (Scott check your pm box.) I was not able to find anyone that would split a pallet of the synthetic.


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Disclaimer.. I am not associated with any of the following and have no interest either way in or how with the use of this product. Your mileage may vary, consult your doctor if more than four hours..

It's very hard to find since it's industrial only. Local place wanted to sell me a pallet. I was, if it works I won't need much. Found a jobber in LA that would ship a single case of 10ea. PM for jobber address, I do not wish to get crossed up with promoting something I'm not suppose to. (Scott check your pm box.) I was not able to find anyone that would split a pallet of the synthetic.


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Is this the right one? https://www.alexisoil.com/product/ulti-plx-grs-ep-nlgi2
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Looks like it to me. Too bad only in 4 cases. At least they have the synthetic but it's pretty pricey for four cases.

Thanks for the backup link.
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Old 12-19-2013, 09:11 PM   #60
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I am glad you had an happy ending.

When I first started reading this thread I recalled a conversation with the service agent when I last had my oil changed. He was telling me about someone who bought a used RV that hadn't been used for awhile. Rust built up on the inside of the rear end housing and caused the rear end to fail. Having your oil tested ruled this out.

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Still working on this issue

I started another thread asking a more specific question about engine/trans mounting angle in the Spartan Chassis area, but if anyone who has followed this thread has any input, I would be grateful. Here's a link to the new thread:

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Old 01-02-2014, 09:30 AM   #62
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Jim, he is on a Spartan Mountain Master chassis and if memory serves me right it is an eaton rear axle. Don't quote me on that though.
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You were right Steve. It is an Eaton:



I'm still fighting the excessive drive shaft angle issue, but the rear end seems to be fine.
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Have you pulled the shaft and checked the u-joints?
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Have you pulled the shaft and checked the u-joints?
No I haven't yet. But before the weather warms up and we start using the RV, the drive shaft will be taken to our local drive shaft shop for a good once over. We've used this guy for years for everything from my dually, to building our drag car shafts. He specializes in heavy truck and equipment drive shafts, so this one is right up his alley. He will know all the right lubricants for the slip yoke, and the universals for this application, and can also balance it if needed (though I don't expect it will need it).

He's pretty good at diagnosing issues related to drive shafts. My 97 Chevy dually had a strange vibration at highway speeds and the universals felt to be in good shape. I thought it was out of balance. As it turned out, the drive shaft was bent. He was able to straighten it, and when he spun it again to balance it, surprise surprise, it balanced perfectly. I had him go ahead replace all 3 universals and give the slip yoke a good going over and replaced the carrier bearing. Smooth and silk ever since. I hope I get the same result when I take the drive shaft out of the RV.

I've still got too much driveshaft angle, even after raising the ride height. The transmission end of the engine/trans assembly is simply too low. I don't know if it's related to engine mount problems, or something else, but until that problem is resolved and the engine/trans and the differential are back in proper relationship to one another, I don't expect much to change.
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Sounds like you need to get the torch and welding machine out and just fix it
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Scott, what did you find wrong causing the problem?
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I would realy like to know if you found the problem also
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Scott, what did you find wrong causing the problem?
It was a simple ride height issue. The ride height was set too low, causing excessive driveshaft angle. I reset the ride height to spec and the roaring went away.
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Hey that's great. How's everything going?
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Hey that's great. How's everything going?
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I just sent you a long pm with a full update.

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