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10-27-2009 09:54 AM
whitebuffalo i would think that you would need to after that, but like i said, i've never touched an ARB before. if it started doing this after the install/repair, i would almost guarantee you need to shim it. it looks like too much backlash to me, but I'm no expert (only done a few...with help )
10-26-2009 05:55 PM
nicolas-eric I replaced #19:

10-26-2009 05:51 PM
whitebuffalo what do you mean by one side of the carrier? (sorry, im not familiar with ARBs)
10-26-2009 10:40 AM
nicolas-eric I only changed one side of the carrier. And I thought that I donīt have to adjust the backlash after that.
10-26-2009 10:29 AM
whitebuffalo when you say diff case, you mean like the carrier? if so, did you reset your backlash when you did? looks like too much backlash to me.
10-25-2009 08:25 PM
jdhallissey I think so that is what I meant sorry! Little pissed on my side so I am not quite focused. Yelling at people.
10-25-2009 08:24 PM
nicolas-eric Reshim the pinion? I didnīt touch it. I only installed a new ARB diff case.
IMO I should reshim the diff case. The ring gear has to come closer to the pinion.

Could that much play cause the noise I heard?
10-25-2009 08:15 PM
jdhallissey Yea looks like you might need to reshim the pinion. The play should be minimal. between 20-25 inlb to rotate the pinion with it all hooked up.
10-25-2009 07:58 PM
Knocking Noise @ Front Axle


Some days ago I repaired my front diff (new diff case). Now I have a "knock knock knock" noise when I accellerate.
The only thing I found that there is way too much play between the ring and pinion gear.
Could this cause this noise?

I only want to be sure that there isnīt something alse. I touched all suspensionparts in the front and everithing is tight.

On Wednesday Iīll adjust the play between theR&P gears and I hope that teh noise will be gone then.

Here you can see how much play there is:


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