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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-05-2002, 08:21 PM
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need backlash and torque specs

I'm putting in a locker in my rear end and need to know what to set the backlash at and the torque specs on the ring gear bolts and the bearing caps any help would be greatly appreciated. THANKS in advance!!!!!
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Re: need backlash and torque specs

In the 88 FSM (I assume 88.5 is the same)

Ring gear backlash is .004-.006
side bering caps 51 - 72 lb-ft
Diferential carrier bolts 13.5 - 20 lb-ft
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Re: need backlash and torque specs

Check the backlash before you take it apart, and reset it to that when you put it back together.
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