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Old February 7th, 2011, 05:40 PM   #1
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Okay I feel dumb for asking this question but I need to clarify my thoughts. On a 14 bolt carrier, is the difference between a 4.56-4.10 the distance in red...



And would the 4.56 be 3/4" and 4.10 be 3/8"
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Old February 8th, 2011, 11:01 AM   #2
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Okay I feel dumb for asking this question but I need to clarify my thoughts. On a 14 bolt carrier, is the difference between a 4.56-4.10 the distance in red...



And would the 4.56 be 3/4" and 4.10 be 3/8"
The best way I can explain it is that the difference in the two is where the ring gear mounting surface is as measured from the passenger side of the carrier.

4.125" vs 4.59"
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Old February 8th, 2011, 11:52 AM   #3
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All the 14 bolts I have geared were all the 4.10 carrier and thick 5.38's. I have yet to physically touch a 4.56 carrier for a 14 bolt (so I thought). I have a customer's 14 bolt that was suppose to be a 4.10 carrier. The ring gear that was attached to the carrier was a 4.10 but the carrier was not installed in the housing when I got it. The pinion looked to be untouched however and it had 9 teeth......hmm But when I bolted the ring gear for the 5.38 and spun the adjusters as far wide as they can go I cannot drop the carrier in. The support bearing for the pinion is in the way. I haven't run into this problem before on the other 14B's I have geared. Hence the questions on the carrier difference as I think I have a 4.56 carrier. But its at work and I am home I will have to measure it tomorrow.
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Old February 9th, 2011, 07:48 AM   #4
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Going from the pass side furthest point to the ring mounting surface looks close to 4.5 so it must be the 4.56.
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Going from the pass side furthest point to the ring mounting surface looks close to 4.5 so it must be the 4.56.
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Old February 17th, 2011, 04:39 PM   #6
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Now having both carriers in front of me I will never make that mistake again.

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Old February 17th, 2011, 10:52 PM   #7
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