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Old 08-16-2008, 06:08 PM   #1
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Default Slop In 14bolt

Was swapping tcases in the Scout and noticed the rear drive-line had about a 1/4 turn of slop in it. Rearend is a 14bolt with 5.13s and a detroit. Tcase was in neutral while I was turning it. I had new gears put in less than 1000 miles ago. Did some research and found that some slop is common in 14bolts with detroits. Anybody here think it's normal
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Old 08-17-2008, 09:21 PM   #2
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Default Re: Slop In 14bolt

Slop?? You mean it would turn back and forth a 1/4 turn, that's normal. The only part that is tight is the ring and pinon, which is in the thousandths. While your there make sure the nut is tight, I just like to check every nut while I have access. It's on there with like 350lbs, so you should not be able to turn it.
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