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Gear Setup Torque and Backlash Specifications

 
Type Carrier Bearing Cap Bolt Torque
2
Ring Gear Bolt Torque
2
Ring Gear Backlash
3
Pinion Preload
4
New Used
55P 60 55 .006- .010 14-18 6-8
55T 60 55 .006- .010 14-18 6-8
7.2" IFS 60 65 .006- .010 11-14 6-7
7.5"/7.625"
1
60 65 .006- .010 12-15 6-7
7.5"/7.625"
5
60 65 .003- .006 12-15 6-7
7.6" 60 65 .006- .010 12-15 6-7
7.75" 60 65 .006- .010 12-15 6-7
8.0" 60 65 .003- .006 12-15 6-7
8.2" 60 55 .006- .010 12-15 6-7
8.2" BOP 60 55 .006- .010 12-15 6-7
8.25" IFS 55 65 .006- .010 14-19 6-8
8.5"/8.6"
1
60 65 .003- .006 14-19 6-8
8.5"/8.6"
5
60 65 .006- .010 14-19 6-8
8.6" IRS
1
60 65 .003- .006 14-19 6-8
8.875"
6
60 55 .006- .010 14-19 6-8
8.875"
7
60 55 .006- .010 13-15 6-7
9.25" IFS 80 75 .006- .010 15-22 7-9
9.5" 80 75 .006- .010 15-22 7-9
10.5"
8
135 120 .006- .010 20-35 8-11
11.5" 200 175 .005- .007 20-30 8-11

1 - 2-CUT

2 - Torque in FT-lbs

3 - In inches

4 - Torque in in-lbs

5 - 5-CUT

6 - 12 Bolt (P)

7 - 12 Bolt (T)

8 - 14 Bolt