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14bsf gov loc spider gears

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by big83chevy4x4, Jun 1, 2004.

  1. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    is there a way to tighten up my spider gear in my 14bsf with a gov loc? its got more play than i like. id like to keep this rear going as long as posible till i can get a 14bff and detroit (no opens diffs here /forums/images/graemlins/pimp1.gif) put in

    seems like you could put a shim under the spiders not on the axleshafts to tighten them up. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
  2. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    According to the pictures in my shop manual, there are already thrust washers underneath the pinion gears.

    They do wear though.
     

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