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post #10 of (permalink) Old 10-06-2017, 12:04 PM
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Tom I agree with you that D is 'best practice'. I believe "A" is factually correct as worded except that the tube/shim is in FRONT of the rear bearing (ie between the front and rear!)
I also 100% agree that I sure as heck wouldn't arbitrarily tighten that pinion nut either!!!!

I just finished complete rebuild of three 4:10 LSD diffs. Complete rebuild including all bearings. It was a BEAR!!! I wont do it again unless under extreme duress. The thread is somewhere probably in the gearbox/trans/diff forum

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71 Spider 1750 BOMBER ; 1995 LS 78K tight fast car
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