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Old September 3rd, 2007, 09:54 AM   #1
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Default 8.8 crush sleeve or not?

I need to replace the pinion seal on this 8.8 I jut installed (leaking horribly). But, does anybody know the torque spec o nthe pinion nut? or is it a crush sleeve?
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Old September 3rd, 2007, 11:01 AM   #2
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IIRC, it is a crush sleeve.
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Old September 3rd, 2007, 11:07 AM   #3
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It's a crush sleeve.

You could mark the pinion nut in relation to the pinion gear, and mark the threads on the pinion so when you put the nut back on it's close.
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usually when just replacing the seal, i'l mark the nut and the pinion with a paint marker, then when i put it back together i'll line the marks up.......

their is a spec and its in inch pounds while rotateing but i can't recall off my head
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It's a crush sleeve.

You could mark the pinion nut in relation to the pinion gear, and mark the threads on the pinion so when you put the nut back on it's close.


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It's a crush sleeve.

You could mark the pinion nut in relation to the pinion gear, and mark the threads on the pinion so when you put the nut back on it's close.
x 2... just don't do it more than once or twice.
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Kewl! That is a great idea! Thanks guys!
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