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Old 02-12-2012, 11:52 PM   #21
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Sounds good, I'm assuming a battery box is needed?

OP what "dog bone" are you talking about?
Its the big ugly weight on the rear end .
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Sounds good, I'm assuming a battery box is needed?

OP what "dog bone" are you talking about?
Yes, but a fairly cheap battery relocation kit is available at your local Advance Auto or other store.

The "dog-bone" is the weight that is bolted onto the bottom of the differential housing. It is tuned to dampen the vibration frequency of the factory gear set-up. I think they are somewhere between 6-9lbs. Once aftermarket gears have been installed, I don't think it does much good anymore.
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OP from what I've researched, every 100lbs you drop is a mpg you gain. Did you notice and increase in mpg?
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