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Front D44 Gear install/Tweak

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by toy4x4runner, Mar 8, 2006.

  1. toy4x4runner

    toy4x4runner 1/2 ton status

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    Ok, I have my axle apart, I'm not really "confident" about about the Gear install I did about 2yrs ago when I set up my axle. I have .007" BL which is within spec. As for my gear pattern I'm not sure it's good or not. Anyone here wanna take a look at my pattern and see what ya'll think? It was my first gear install and I did my best. I'm thinking about pulling everything out and starting over. but I wana see if my current pattern is bad or not.
     
  2. 78 k5

    78 k5 1/2 ton status

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    Did you put in used gears? If so a good pattern will be extremely hard to get. I stuck used gears in my 10bolt and got proper BL with a pretty bad pattern and have had no problems. I run a minispool though, so I kept my backlash around .005 to keep it a little tighter.
     
  3. toy4x4runner

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    I put in new Dana 5.38's and a detroit locker and timken bearings.
     

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