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**Please check my gear pattern** PATTERN #2

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sunnyc123abc, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. sunnyc123abc

    sunnyc123abc 1/2 ton status

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    Can somebody please check my gear pattern. What should i adjust. thanks

    Pattern #2

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    Last edited: Feb 23, 2006
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    I dont think you should have red Xs in your pattern:D . Oh wait it is my work computer:doah: .

    Damn NMCI not letting us have any fun.:o

    Ira
     
  3. sunnyc123abc

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    are there still red x's?
     
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    I see them...sorry cant help you tho
     
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    In the first pic the patter looks close to the inside and in the second one its close to the outside.
     
  6. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    looks like the pattern needs to be moved a bit to the middle. dont forget baby steps. few thow is a lot. :wink1:
     
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    Pm readymix he can help.. but like everyone said I think you need to move more towards the center 1st one is two shallow, 2nd one is too deep. Did you reuse your bearings and crush sleeve, or did you get a new one?
     
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    It looks to me like your pinion depth is too shallow and your backlash is too large. How much backlash do you have at this setting? Did you set your pinion depth when you installed it?

    Mike
     
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    You probably need about .010 less shim on the pinion and more backlash. Start by removing a shim from the pinion...then reset the BL to .006 -> .010

    Feel free to PM if you need anything and I don't reply to your thread. I might forget to check it again
     
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    that looks better to me but i am not a expert yet at installs. but yes better than before.
     
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    Run it. Gears aren't rocket science. :crazy:
     
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    I could not see the other pics as I was at work. I get home and was wondering what was wrong with the pattern:doah: . I did not know he changed the pics out for the adjusted set. The ones up there look about where mine were on my 14FF when I put it together I say run it:D .

    Ira
     
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    I'd hit it... I mean run it
     
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    Looks like you got it. What is the BL at?
     
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    Backlash is at about 8 thousandths
     
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    Looks good. I would run it
     
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    you too huh :haha:

    dayum websense!!!!!
     

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