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Old 03-06-2016, 04:20 AM   #101
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I made sure the drive shaft slid it fine while it was apart to change the u joints.
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Bravo drives are heavy which makes installing somewhat difficult. What helps and should be done anyhow is to check engine alignment with an alignment tool. This verifys coupler alignment to the gimbal bearing is correct, if off installing the drive is almost impossible and will wear out the coupler prematurely.

Should I get an alignment tool to verify everything or is it good enough if the drive shaft slips in?
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So you used the drive shaft disconnected from the drive and it slide all the way into the engine coupler? If yes that should be good to go.
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So you used the drive shaft disconnected from the drive and it slide all the way into the engine coupler? If yes that should be good to go.

That's what I did. Thanks
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First drive held 10 psi over night! Ready to install!
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Well helper bailed so I worked on the engines instead of putting a drive on. Took the water pumps off to find that there was still fresh water in that hose going from the pump through the oil cooler and to the engine. One of the water pump bodies is cracked. What are the odds the oil coolers cracked...? Good sign was I've run the engines a bit and I saw no oil in the water that came out and the engines have good oil pressure
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Oil coolers? Do you mean power steering cooler?
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Oil coolers? Do you mean power steering cooler?

No, the oil cooler... They have engine oil coolers.
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No, the oil cooler... They have engine oil coolers.

Not sure I have seen these from the factory, are they aftermarket?
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Not sure I have seen these from the factory, are they aftermarket?

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