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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-14-2001, 09:55 PM Thread Starter
 
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breaking in r&p how much heat

how hot should a new ring and pinion generate when breaking them in mine seem to be getting kinda hot could i have my pinion nut ran down too tight?

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Re: breaking in r&p how much heat

is the pinion bearing preload correct?

if theyve gotten excessively hot they likely wont last long.

did you follow the gear manufacturers direction on break in cycle?





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Re: breaking in r&p how much heat

how much bearing preload are we talking about on a d60 and is there anyway to measure it w/o a in lbs torque wrench

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