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Pinion Angle

Discussion in 'Under the Hood' started by Ryan1, September 17, 2002.

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    1. Ryan1

      Ryan1 Well-Known Member

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      Whats the proper way, or a way to figure out what you angle you pinion is supposed to be pointing after you do a spring over, so that you dont have driveline vibrations and u-joint binding.

      I heard one way about using a protractor measure off the yoke and off the driveshaft and the difference between the two is your angle.

      is this correct or is there a different way or can someone clear this up a bit

      Thanks
      Ryan
       
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      you can pretty much eye it up....
       
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      Eye it up = wrong.

      It has to be corect, I mean sure you can guess and get it "close enough" but if you are going to do all the work you mine as well get it right.........

      Go here to find out all about it...

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      still got vibes?? I have set up two axles in spring over for myself. Each time I measured the new perches exactly to the same difference as the old ones on the bottome and tack welded them prior to lifting the axle up to the leaf pack. I have had no noticable vibes.
      Has this gotten worse since sunday when you left town?
       

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