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Old 12-16-2009, 07:46 AM
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Originally Posted by aaron joy View Post
The first step is to set the pinion. With diff removed, push on the gear end of the pinion from the inside of the transmission housing. Next slide the transmission output coupler while still pushing on the pinion from the other side, tighten up the grub screw. You should have just about no play if you tug on the coupler back and fourth in the transmission. I get it as tight as I can but I can still free spin the attached CVD in the bearing when holding the transmission half rightside up with the CVD dangling down.

I believe if you have the pinion end play set too tight it will cause the bearings to get hot and distort the transmission housing.

Remember to use lock tight on the grub screw. I prefer red, blue will work fine also and is easier to work with.
Great!!! I'll set the CVD first. I was really wondering aout that. Thanks for the info!
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