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Old 06-18-2011, 02:20 PM
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SOS!! rear end

rear end ford/sterling 10.5 iis having issues upon rebuild the pinion is grinding into the locker unit housing next to the ring gear..!!!!!????? does this mean i need to tighten up the pinion more or what??? i know theres a crush washer but please help
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Old 06-18-2011, 02:38 PM
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HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-18-2011, 03:14 PM
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5 views and no ones got anything???
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:52 PM
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How was the gear mesh? What was the gear lash measurement?
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dude im an idiot im sorry for wasting everyones time its now 2 am and i gotta get back to afghanistan tommorrow and after 1100 dollars worth of bearings for a new locker and all that good sheit it wasnt my rearend at all it was my parking break grenading... wow.. iv done alot of work in my life (im only 22) but man.. wow... wasted 2 days i coulda spent with my wife workin on the pos ford.. never again will i buy a ford and oh ya the gear mesh was absolutely beautiful before we torqed the pinion down so tight the bearings would barely spin( wich means when i get back from afghanistan it needs another 200 dollars bearings bearing races) but ya... goodnight psorg
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Old 06-18-2011, 10:44 PM
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never again will i buy a ford ...
It's not the trucks fault, that lies with the guy turning the wrench.

Glad you got it fixed!
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Old 06-19-2011, 05:11 PM
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Isnt there anyone in Ohio that can help this guy out. On his way to Afghanistan.... Come on strokers...


Andy
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Old 06-19-2011, 07:12 PM
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ha well its parked now i head out tommorrow morn everyone on this org has helped out allot over the last few yrs... im young the lesson i learned from this is dont always assume something is the culprit bc if you look for a certain something to be wrong in an old truck you will find clues that will prbly support any crazy idea u have lol but really thanks guys ill be back from afghanistan in 7 months (been there for four already ) and will be looking forward to meetin some other fellow enthusiasts lol thanks guys
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