Lubricate bearings with hypoid gear lube.
Measure thickness of shims at many different points with a micrometer. Also check shims for burrs or damage. Only install shims in perfect condition.
D e t e r m i n i n g T o t a l S h i m T h i c k n e s s " S t o t " (S1 plus S2)
(For determination of pre-load for tapered roller bearings on differential)
1. Remove drive pinion.
2. Remove seals for shaft flanges.
3. Remove outer races of tapered roller bearings for differential. Take out shims.
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