So I'm thinking of installing different gears. I'm doing some research as
to what is involved in setting up the gears and I've come along "preload".
As far as I understand it's the torque required to turn the pinion but the
whole thing is still unclear. Can anyone explain? I understand that it's
measured in units on the order of in/lbs. For a f-body 7.625" 10 bolt the
spec is 25in/lbs which doesn't seem like much at all..
PINION BEARING PRELOAD
Setting Up a Differential Ring & Pinion
You really should try Google first next time. These two came up on the
first page when "
pinion preload" was entered.
Damn, that's a nice site. It is so book marked and e-mailed to myself just in
case. And a very clear explaination of all the set up involved. I was kind of
foggy on that all myself, but not any more. Guess I can do my own, after all.
didn't even bother to go to this one...
Zang! Who is that, rampaging on the mountains!
It's the VampireMuffinMan, hands clutching a meaty axe! And with a vengeful
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