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  1. The drive side is where the roughness is at....

    The drive side is where the roughness is at. Looks like a new pinion/ring gear is on the list. The case has crud in it. I'll be sure to thoroughly clean it before reassembly. Thank you again for...
  2. More pics including ring gear.

    More pics including ring gear.
  3. Pulled the bearings. Pinion shims = .056. ...

    Pulled the bearings. Pinion shims = .056. Carrier- bolt side = .051. Carrier gear side = .024. the pinion wear can be felt when running my finger on it, thinking it may need to be replaced. Ring...
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    Yea, 41 is the first year. Unfortunately the...

    Yea, 41 is the first year. Unfortunately the engine, trans and transfer aren't original but the rest of the vehicle has enough there to get it back to original.. It has some work to get it back to...
  5. Thanks for the valuable information. I understand...

    Thanks for the valuable information. I understand the procedure you detailed on the carrier install. I have watched YouTube videos and the procedure multiple times. At this point my confidence level...
  6. Bmorgil, thank you for your response. My first...

    Bmorgil, thank you for your response. My first impression is the rear end has been rebuilt in a previous life. The jeep had been used as off-road only as it had been unregistered for decades. The...
  7. Spicer 23-2 differential backlash question

    I'm in the process of tearing down a 23-2 differential. My concern is the backlash. Before pulling it apart the backlash measured .024. this appears to be excessive. This is my first differential...
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    New to the forum

    Have a 41 MB going thru a total resto. Just finished the trans and transfer. Not original, t90 out of a 53 cj. Got the rear end tore down now. Gears are good. Gonna replace the seals and bearings....
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