Gears & Axles - Torsen paddle which way???
10-08-2008, 09:04 PM
I just put a new axel is my torsen rearend and I just noticed that the thrust puck or paddle, call it what you want can go in either way. Anyone have a pic of the proper install? It looks like if you put it in one way it will draw up oil when it spins.....
10-08-2008, 09:20 PM
I have had several apart and even though it will slide in either way I think the retaining bolt will only go in when it faces toward one side..Could be wrong but I have not had a problem yet..If it goes in and the retainer won't flip it over and that is right..Hope that helps you out
10-08-2008, 09:35 PM
Bolt goes in either way...man this sucks.....lol
10-08-2008, 09:49 PM
here this should help...check out the bottom pic that is looking at it from behind the rearend see the recessed part your talking about...
10-08-2008, 09:58 PM
That's it!!! ....thanks!!!!!!!
10-09-2008, 03:46 PM
I have always installed them so the slot is picking up oil as the car rolls forward.
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