We offer a number of different service publications for most Chevy and GMC 4x4s. For both the DIY truck owner and professional Techs, our step by step, color illustrated printed manuals written by Dan the Gear Man® provide easy to follow, highly detailed coverage of specific service procedures. We also have GM authorized, PDF format, complete CD versions of GM Factory Service Manuals for most older truck models. Last, but not least, our Dan the Gear Man® Video Service Guides make complex jobs look easy and they are the perfect companion to our printed manuals.
Our Axle Service Publications detail specific service procedures for your Chevy or GMC truck.
Also see our Free Online Tech Articles:
Dana 44 Differential Tech 1953-1993
Dana Rear Axle Component Failures
Dana-Spicer Model 60, 70, and 80 Rear Axle Preventative Maintenance
TM4400 Pinion & Differential Bearing Service on Dana-Spicer Monobeam Axles When hard working Dana-Spicer drive axles exceed 125,000-150,000 driving miles, it is time to perform a re-bearing job on the pinion and differential bearings. Covers step-by-step service procedures for performing a complete pinion and differential rebearing job on Dana Model 30, 35, 44, 50, 60, 70, 70HD, and 80 solid drive axles. Includes over 75 Color Photographs, Torque Charts, and Tool Recommendations! Fold-flat, 26 page, 8½" x 11" printed publication with plastic covers.
Link to TM4400 Catalog Page.
TSB4715 Front Wheel Bearing Service for 1977½-1991 GM Full Size SUV's, 1/2 Ton, and 3/4 Ton Trucks with Manual Locking Hubs. Replace or repack the Front Wheel Bearings on your Chevy Blazer, GMC Jimmy, 1/2 Ton or 3/4 Ton Truck yourself. This TSB give you complete coverage in both text and photos to help you service your wheel bearings and manual locking hubs. Includes step-by-step Service Procedures, Torque Specs, Adjustment Values, Tool Numbers, and Lubricant Recommendations. 5 Pages, 25 color photos.
Link to TSB4715 Catalog Page.
VSG4506 Model 60 Open Knuckle King Pin Service Video includes step by step coverage of servicing the King Pins on 1977 to 1991 Dana Spicer Model 60 King Pin type open knuckle front drive axle used on 1977-1991 Chevy and GMC K30, K35, K3500, V3500 1 ton 4X4 trucks. This is one of our early videos that was made in the days before high definition video and huge TV screens, but the image quality is plenty good enough for all but the largest screen sizes.
Link to VSG4506 Catalog Page.
TM3000 Driveshaft and Universal Joint Service Manual explains in detailed text and with color photographs how to service most 4x4 and 4x2 driveshafts in domestic vehicles built from the 1940s to present. Sixteen chapters totaling 74 pages of technical content cover driveshaft history, inspection, service, exploded views, and more. TM3000 is available in a complete printed hard copy or you can order specific chapters from one or more of our 12 TSB3500 to TSB3511 Tech Service Bulletins.
Link to our TM3000 Catalog Page.
TM3316 External Snap Ring Single Cardan U-Joint and Driveshaft Service Manual uses over 80 color photographs to show you how to replace the universal joints and center bearing plus service the slip yoke on most rear driveshaft with u-joints retained by external snap rings. 8-1/2" x 11" format printed manual is comb bound with plastic covers so you can lay it flat on your workbench.
Link to TM3316 Catalog Page.
Our NP205 Manuals cover all New Process NP205 Transfer Cases.
TM2000 New Process NP205 Transfer Case Shop Manual covers all NP205 Transfer Cases including 1969-1974 Dodge Remote Mount and 1980-1993 Dodge Direct Mount models. Because the basic NP205 layout dates back to WWII, rebuilding the NP205 is not a job that requires a Rocket Scientist, but there are enough quirks in the disassembly and reassembly to make having our full color, step-by-step TM2000 NP205 Transfer Case Shop Manual a necessity to keep your blood pressure down! To help keep your parts in order, our TM2000 Manual includes 5 pages of color Exploded Views for both Direct and Remote Mount NP205 Transfer Cases.
Link to TM2000 Catalog Page.
TM2002P NP205 Exploded Views and Parts Guide covers all New Process NP205 Models including 1969-1974 Dodge Remote Mount and 1980-1993 Dodge Direct Mount versions. Fully Illustrated with dozens of crisp color photographs for EASY Parts Identification! This Manual includes 10 page Parts Identification Guide and full color Exploded Views, including Right Drop and Left Drop Models plus GM Specific Parts.
NOTE: The entire content of TM2002 is included in TM2000 Shop Manual
Link to TM2002 Catalog Page.
Rebuilding the popular New Venture NV4500 5 speed manual transmission is a straight forward job if you have quality parts, a few special tools, and accurate technical information. Our highly detailed, color rebuild manuals and videos take the mystery out of NV4500 transmission service by covering each step of a typical rebuild in an easy to follow, step-by-step progression from start to finish.
TM1003P Color Illustrated NV4500 Shop Manual Our all inclusive service and repair manual has 116 Tech Pages and is lavishly illustrated with over 400 color photographs. Covers step-by-step disassembly, inspection, and reassembly; including Top Cover Service and Torque King installation. Five pages of full color Exploded Views. Contains color parts Identification Guide, Specifications, Frequently Asked Questions, and Tech Articles. Provides Tool and Torque Specifications. Absolutely the best NV4500 technical publication for both first time rebuilders and experienced drivetrain specialists! Covers Service Procedures for GM and Dodge NV4500, NV4500LD, and NV4500HD manual 5 speed transmissions. TM1003P has plastic covers and will open flat so you can have the manual right next to you as you rebuild your transmission! NOTE: TM1003 includes the entire content of TM1004 Exploded Views and Parts Guide.
Link to TM1003 Catalog Page
TM1004P NV4500 Exploded View and Parts Guide is High Quality, full color printing on 8-1/2" wide x 11" high paper. Has plastic covers and will open flat so you can have the manual right next to you as you compare your parts! For all New Venture 5 speed NV4500 and NV4500HD manual transmissions in GM or Dodge 4x4 and 4x2 trucks and SUV's. Five pages of color Exploded Views and Descriptions, three page color Gear and Shaft Guide, 5 page color Small Parts Guide. NOTE: The ENTIRE content of TM1004 is included in TM1003 Service Manual.
Link to TM1004 Catalog Page
VSG1003DVD NV4500 Overhaul Digital Video Disc is an Exceptionally detailed video showing step-by-step disassembly and reassembly of the popular NV4500 5 speed transmission. Full color with close-ups of tricky service operations. 54 Minutes. Digital image quality recorded using DVD-R/+R format for use in DVD-R or DVD+R compatible computers and video players.
Link to VSG1003DVD Catalog Page.