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Offline Ronno6

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Re: Ring Gear Backlash
« Reply #15 on: September 18, 2018, 09:21:41 AM »
You measure with it properly installed and caps torqued to spec.

I am ot able to measure any side play,
I do however measure 003" of lateral runout on the back side of the carrier flange.
I measured the same runout on the back side of the mounted ring gear.
Is that normal/acceptable??
Backlash is measuring ar min .006" max .009" with most readings being .007" - .008"

Contact patch is excellent.
« Last Edit: September 18, 2018, 10:19:24 AM by Ronno6 »
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Re: Ring Gear Backlash
« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2018, 04:57:31 PM »
Measuring a non-precision machined surface is irrelevant and means nothing. If your pinion bearing preload is good, your backlash is good and your gear tooth contact pattern is good then, all you need to do is prove it by doing a nice burnout.
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Re: Ring Gear Backlash
« Reply #17 on: September 18, 2018, 07:19:55 PM »
Measuring a non-precision machined surface is irrelevant and means nothing. If your pinion bearing preload is good, your backlash is good and your gear tooth contact pattern is good then, all you need to do is prove it by doing a nice burnout.

Lookin' forward to it!
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Re: Ring Gear Backlash
« Reply #18 on: September 19, 2018, 03:48:37 AM »
Good Luck!
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Re: Ring Gear Backlash
« Reply #19 on: September 19, 2018, 10:31:19 AM »
Measuring a non-precision machined surface is irrelevant and means nothing. If your pinion bearing preload is good, your backlash is good and your gear tooth contact pattern is good then, all you need to do is prove it by doing a nice burnout.

Yup. That, and......hoping I can stop without locking up the new JB5 rear brake s.......
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Re: Ring Gear Backlash
« Reply #20 on: September 26, 2018, 04:58:46 PM »
The job is done!
All seems to be in order: no whining or growling.

The truck even stops without skidding !
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Re: Ring Gear Backlash
« Reply #21 on: September 27, 2018, 04:45:28 AM »
Nice! congrats
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