Differentials: Setting up and servicing etc.

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Differentials: Setting up and servicing etc.

Post by ScottieJ » Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:02 pm

Ring Gear Bolts 10 - 10mm bolts
Ring Gear Diameter 6.90 Inches
Pinion Shaft Diameter/Splines 1.379"/26
Pinion Bearing Preload 7.8-14.7 in-lbs
Backlash .004-.006 in.
Ring Gear Torque 58-65 lbs-ft
Carrier Bearing Cap Torque 51-72 lbs-ft
Pinion Nut Torque Zero endplay (crush sleeve)
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Post by twiss » Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:11 am

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Post by Darrell » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:04 pm

Thanks for posting up all the info. That's enough to let me know don't bother trying to fix one :oops: .
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Post by Sjbrad410 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:21 pm

i could do with a rear diff so how much am i looking for a new or to rebuild the old one ?

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Post by Cyprus Geoff » Tue May 22, 2012 7:06 pm

My front one is a bit "clunky" - Scottie let me know if that is a bit too technical for you ;-)

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Post by Newtomud » Wed May 23, 2012 10:58 pm

Cyprus Geoff wrote:My front one is a bit "clunky" - Scottie let me know if that is a bit too technical for you ;-)
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Post by Cyprus Geoff » Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:40 pm

OK time to be serious.... having been frightened by all the above info (thanks Scottie) do you absolutely need all those special tools (which I don't have) or is there a redneck way of doing this? I really need to sort the backlash in my front diff :-(

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Post by ScottieJ » Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:59 pm

All you really need is a dial indicator and the spring scale, if you are rebuilding your existing diff then you shouldn't need to worry about setting the pinion depth etc as long as you rebuild it the same as it comes apart.
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Post by Cyprus Geoff » Tue Jul 17, 2012 2:15 pm

Thanks Scottie, that sounds Double Dutch right now but I am sure it will make sense once I have done my homework.

I will probably tackle that when I change my suspension ;)

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Post by kibris » Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:55 am

Cyprus Geoff wrote:Thanks Scottie, that sounds Double Dutch right now but I am sure it will make sense once I have done my homework.

I will probably tackle that when I change my suspension ;)
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