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GM AXLES

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