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Author Topic:   busting rearends
JOHN NIP
Member
posted September 08, 2003 12:42 PM
i have a chevy 10 bolt with 411 richmond gear with my new motor when i come out of the corners it will break all the bolts that hold the gear. all 10 these has happen for the past 2 weekends the gear still looks like new but i have to run a spacer is that whats causeing the problem. any help would be great.


ctfarm
Member
posted September 08, 2003 04:30 PM
If your using stock length bolts with the spacer they are too short.Some of the aftermarket bolts are too long and will bottom out so the ring gear will not be tight.Check the bolt length and correct as needed.Be sure to use loctite and grade 8 bolts.Torque to 65ft/lbs.


racer17j
Member
posted September 08, 2003 10:17 PM
ditto


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