Gears & Axles - 10 bolt torque specs?
I have to change the posi unit in my 10 bolt.I was wondering if anyone could tell me what all of the bolts need to be torqued to?
02-26-2002, 03:35 PM
English lb ft
Differential Carrier Bearing Cap Bolt/Screw
Differential Drive Pinion Gear Setting Gauge Nut
Differential Pinion Gear Shaft Lock Bolt/Screw
Differential Ring Gear Bolt/Screw
Propeller Shaft Bolt/Screw
Propeller Shaft-To-Center Support Bearing Bolt/Screw
Rear Axle Housing Cover Bolt/Screw
Rear Axle Housing Drain Plug
Sensor Plug Mounting Bolt/Screw
Wheel Speed Sensor Mounting Plug
02-26-2002, 04:57 PM
The only things that are actually important to torque down are the main caps, ring gear, and most importantly, the pinion. But you're not messing with the pinion, so I won't go into that..
Main caps are 55 lb/ft
I usually torque the ring gear bolts to 100 even.
Thanks for the quick response.
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