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found my axle ratio but also found this

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by NEK5, May 20, 2006.

  1. NEK5

    NEK5 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    ok i tried finding out my axle ratio by jacking up one side, put tcase in N and count how many times the drive shaft spins if you spin the wheel twice...and it was 3 and 3/4 so i have 3.73s....cool....but in doing that i saw this....when i spun the wheel you could see the thing where the red arrow points is (not sure of name) spin it look as if it was warped....did i find another problem?
     
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    What red arrow?
     
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    :D oops....this thread is useless without pics:D

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    it can be bent its just a cover
     
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    ok.....thanks that made me feel alot better
     
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    No problem. It's just a slinger that's there to help keep mud and rocks out of the pinion seal.
     
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    It can be as bent as you want, as long as it doesn't rub on things.
     

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