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1989 Whining in the rear end.

Nasty sounding whurr, that seems to be getting louder.
It sounds like the speed of the driveshaft, (If you slow down, the sound also slows.. less RPM)

Replaced the Yukos bearings.. It was out of gear oill, and stunk! [Oil fried to a frazzle. The parts house counter crew knew what the smell was.... lol

Can't pinpoint it, other than the rear end or wheel bearings? What does the drive gear, and the spider gears supposed to look like? The ones I saw looked free from metal shavings, could find an any, as I recall..
I may have not returned this nut to "a 16th on an inch, tighter than the previous 'torq' .. Problem was, the mark I made on the Nut, was lost. :O( So, that distance may not be to specs, exactly.I put rear brakes, that's all good, as far as the seals at the axle bearings...

Need a McGyver

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This noise comes from the pinion gear bearings.

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