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Old December 26th, 2011, 01:22 AM   #1
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Is there any books or links to the torque specs and preloads for ring and pinion installs. I've been looking at several links with varying specs, from Randy's(Yukon), chiltons, other sites for example the dana site. For the most part they all seem to be pretty different and the specs on Randy's seem to be on the low side for example on the Dana 44 front of a dodge ram. I am just wondering if there is just a catalog or chart that is top dog when it comes these specs?
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The little booklet you get with a set of yukon gears from randy's is pretty handy. All the specs are on the back cover and I always seem to have 3 or 4 of those laying around.
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Is there any books or links to the torque specs and preloads for ring and pinion installs. I've been looking at several links with varying specs, from Randy's(Yukon), chiltons, other sites for example the dana site. For the most part they all seem to be pretty different and the specs on Randy's seem to be on the low side for example on the Dana 44 front of a dodge ram. I am just wondering if there is just a catalog or chart that is top dog when it comes these specs?
If you're using OEM parts, then OEM specs should be used. I would never torque a ring gear bolt to OEM spec when using an aftermarket gear.

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The little booklet you get with a set of yukon gears from randy's is pretty handy.
x2. Never had any issues using these specs.
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Old December 27th, 2011, 12:57 AM   #4
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thanks a lot ill use randy's i just wanted to make sure the source i used had good results on final setup
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get the randys bible
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is this what you are refering to as randy's bible? http://www.ringpinion.com/b2c/Produc...ing_and_Pinion
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