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8. Turn back ring gear and read amount of backlash (e.g. 0.88 mm).

DETERMINING THICKNESS OF SHIMS S1 AND S2

The measured backlash must be brought to the value specified by the pinion/ring gear manufacturer by dividing "Stotal",

Example:

Specifications: Stotal

The specified backlash is inscribed on the ring gear.

1. Remove side cover and divide shims "Stotal" to give the shim thicknesses determined for Sj and S2.

Stotal measured backlash specified backlash (inscribed on ring gear) 0, 66 (lift constant)

Note

In the interest of economical procedures the shift rods and shift forks should be installed prior to the assembly of the differential with determined shims S^ and $2.

Example:

Stotal

- measured backlash

2. Measure backlash and, if necessary, change shims Sj and Sg again until specified backlash is reached.

3. Check backlash at four places by turning ring gear 90° each time. The four measurements must not deviate from each other by more than 0. 05 mm.

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