Again, the new pinion nut was saved until the end since the pinion shaft must be removed a few times during the set up and the lock nuts should never be reused. My Suburban works perfectly now. . In my book this is exceptional customer service and Jay is truly an asset to the company. Once you separate the hubs and shafts, you can remove the brake backing plates.
After you have assembled the brakes and adjusted them, you will need to bleed the brakes since you removed the brake lines. We put them through their paces in Moab for Easter Jeep Safari and had not a single problem. Differential Repair Work By The Best In The Business. Box 882 Warren, Michigan 48090 U. Next, Jay did some quick math in his head and grabbed a few shims he thought would be the best to use first. I myself am in customer service and it's easy to recognize great service when you come across someone like Jay It was a 90 minute drive one way to pick up a part needed for an auto repair shop in Auburn. Jay established backlash and carrier preload and then the pattern was checked for proper tooth engagement between the ring and pinion gears.
Our two manufactured brands are produced at factories with strict tolerances, and according to our precise engineering specifications. Larger tires take more force to turn and require larger gears in a higher numerical ratio to transfer power properly. Next the pinion shaft was taken to the press and the bearing installed. The shims were added to the carrier Detroit Locker and ring gear and was then taken to the press to have the bearings pressed onto it. I was able to get my truck up and running so I could go to work the next day. Follow along in the installation portion and see what it takes to add the strength your Jeep rear end needs.
On my second project dodge 9. See photo on the right Do not damage the brake backing plates, as you will be reusing them. See photo below Tighten to the recommended torque, and reassemble the brakes. A fast paced sales environment specializing in after market auto parts. I am definitely not doing business with these guys again. Our final task was to find a qualified and competent professional to put all of this together for us. Once the optimum pattern and backlash were obtained, Jay then installed the new pinion seal and nut.
Each batch is then tested and approved by the production team at our quality labs in Everett, Washington. I was given a check for the wrong amount, but she did her best to help me find out why the part was more expensive than quoted. Since 1989, the Everett Service Center has serviced tens of thousands of customer vehicles. Simply slide the new assembly in the housing and install the backing plate bolts. If you are doing it in your garage and having someone else press on the bearings it will probably take twice this long. We were pretty sure that the seals were leaking because the weak tubes were either flexing during our constant boulder assaults or slightly bent to begin with, either way it was time for a change. With 20 years of Jeep experience under his belt, we knew Dan would have every thing we would need to make this install go off without a hitch.
All of the bearings, seals, and the brake backing plate must be pressed on the new axle at the same time, the instructions show the order of assembly. After the housing was declared shipshape, it was thoroughly cleaned and prepped for the new components. Well the same can be said for going four-wheeling with model 20 two-piece Jeep axles. Absolutely horrible when it came to receiving parts ordered on line. Again, we chose Tucson Differential to help us build our stout 44. Remove the rear tires, drums, shoes, all springs and clips used to assemble the brakes and the brake lines and wheel cylinders.
So let a professional and reputable shop set up your differential and avoid the worry. We built the rear Model 20 axle as strong as we could, but it was still just a Model 20. If you want the strength Desert Dog Automotive 770 W. Unfortunately it takes a few specialized tools to remove the old axles and press the bearings and seals on the new assemblies. These are high quality 4140 cromoly, rolled 29 spline axle shafts. The axles have been in the Jeep for about 2 months, and no leaks, no squeaks and no worries! Well, now its time to decide where to go for help.
As a precautionary measure, every differential that gets rebuilt at Tucson Differential is checked for absolute straightness. Bought axles, a lunchbox locker, bearings,seals,and c-clips from Randy's to spruce up my 12 bolt axle and get the truck ready for winter. We had tempted fate long enough and decided it was time to add some beef to the rear of our project Jeep. What took the experts a little over an hour to do would have taken me a full day or more, and then left me a little leery. Stay tuned we will be installing the rear Dana 44 and doing a spring over conversion at the same time.