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ring and pinion q's

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dheavychevy38, Nov 27, 2003.

  1. dheavychevy38

    dheavychevy38 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    ring and pinion q\'s

    does any one have the specs for a ring and pinion install for 10 bolts??
    any advice or ideas to make it go better?
     
  2. BigBurban350

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    Re: ring and pinion q\'s

    Get a shim kit for the bearings. That is for backlash (about .004 to .008). The movement of the ring gear back and forth when the pinion is held. Then check the gear tooth contact pattern with some assembly lube or equivilent. Check out this site for more info web page
     
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    Re: ring and pinion q\'s

    Get a full intall kit. Bearings, seals, shims everything. will even come with instructions. do your research first so you know whats ahead of you.
     
  4. R72K5

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    Re: ring and pinion q\'s

    find someone very knowledgable in how to set up GM axle gearsets, and that has the proper tools

    where in IL are you at?
     
  5. dheavychevy38

    dheavychevy38 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Re: ring and pinion q\'s

    i'm in algonquin IL by crystal lake
    i was going to put in my 5.13's but forgot to get pinion bearings so they will have to wait
     

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