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14ff pinion seal help needed

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by surpip, Sep 2, 2004.

  1. surpip

    surpip 1 ton status

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    if i just replace the seal do i have to redo the backlash? anny tips tricks to dooing this? thanks alot,
    dale
     
  2. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    No you don't need to re-do backlash, but you are "supposed too do pinion preload again along with a new crush sleve, but people have done it by marking the threads on the pinion nut and counting turns to make sure to put it back exactly where it was before with some locktite /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     

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