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Old 07-15-2009, 09:33 PM
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Installed and center smart diff setup front and back diff are stock roller setup running two .15 springs but the front tires are ballooning

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Old 07-16-2009, 09:03 AM
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Installed and center smart diff setup front and back diff are stock roller setup running two .15 springs but the front tires are ballooning
Sounds like you may have crushed the springs or they arent seated right. Take it apart and look close with a light and a magnifying glass. I had issues when I first started with the .15's and can tell you its easy to crush them. They are made to screw into the holes. Look close at them. One end is larger than the other.
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Originally Posted by Stanton View Post
Sounds like you may have crushed the springs or they arent seated right. Take it apart and look close with a light and a magnifying glass. I had issues when I first started with the .15's and can tell you its easy to crush them. They are made to screw into the holes. Look close at them. One end is larger than the other.
This is how I rebuild them, it seems to work for me but the springs do have to be in the right spot.

What I do is assemble the sd on the bench, the plate that holds the spider gears then I put the gears in and pit the springs in and get them lined up I like to pit a little sd grease in the holes where the springs go. Once I am certain I have the springs lined up I set the assembly on the ramp plate and then top it with the other ramp plate. So now I have the whole assembly built on the bench. Next very carefully I lower the diff cup overthe assembley until it sits properly. Next I flip it over being careful to keep it all togeather and fill with sd grease. Last I place the gasket and ring or spur gear on top press it togeather and hold it togeather until I get a screw in it. Then I breathe. That's the way I have been rebuilding them and it seems to work pretty well for me. The rear diff is just heaven to rebuild now and I use to hate to rebuild the reg diffs. If you have a better technique or twist please let me know because I hate rebuilding these diffs.
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What I do is assemble the sd on the bench, the plate that holds the spider gears then I put the gears in and pit the springs in and get them lined up I like to pit a little sd grease in the holes where the springs go. Once I am certain I have the springs lined up I set the assembly on the ramp plate and then top it with the other ramp plate. So now I have the whole assembly built on the bench. Next very carefully I lower the diff cup overthe assembley until it sits properly. Next I flip it over being careful to keep it all togeather and fill with sd grease. Last I place the gasket and ring or spur gear on top press it togeather and hold it togeather until I get a screw in it.
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Thanks for all the help I'll break down the diff using all the information provided.
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