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Diff has been fully reconditioned on Isuzu KB280DT.Contact pattern on crown/spindle gears was checked and seems acceptable.Is risk too great to drive vehicle over short distance to run in diff?

Measured backlash on crown/pinion gear mesh currenly .04mm approx.20% of spec. minimum tolerance value being .127mm;max.tolerance value around .180mm Will bearings installed seat in and cause backlash to increase to bring it closer within required tolerance spec?

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Put it on jack stands and do it stationary in the garage .

Posted on Dec 28, 2016

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    Fanie Schoeman Dec 28, 2016

    Main concern is whether crown & pinion gears can be damaged due to possible over loading(even if done stationary on jack stands?)



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