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Old 03-25-2011, 08:43 AM   #16
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How many shims are you using? I just did my rear (Thats where i was having issues) and I had 1 on each side, but I took one off of one side and now have 2 on one side and none on the other. Its not tight, but it seems that there is no play and is very smooth. Gonna inspect the front...
Having 1 on each side is defeating the purpose of shimming it.You want it on the ring side so it takes the slop away and puts the ring gear closer to the pinion.Usually, if your using 2 shims already and it still has too much backlash, then your gear casing is wore out.Best bet is just to replace the casing and start fresh. Once the pinion and ring gear start going bad from being too loose it gets a little bit more expensive to replace than just the gear casing.
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Old 03-26-2011, 07:02 PM   #17
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this helps i ges ill try 2 on one side. i dont thank it will work but ill try it.
This thread is 2 years old. Since this thread I have ran 2 shims on the gear side in my truggys and buggys with zero issues.
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