XB8 Tech Tip – Diff Gear Mesh Adjustment

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TECH TIP FRONT & REAR DIFF GEAR MESH ADJUSTMENT
In the event that the composite diff bulkhead allows too much diff side play, this may create non-optimal gear mesh between the diff spur gear and the pinion drive gear. This is easily resolved by inserting 1 or 2 of the included thin shims behind a diff outdrive ball-bearing, depending on how much play there is.

THE LOCATION OF THE SHIM(S) DEPENDS ON WHETHER YOU ARE TRYING TO CLOSE OR OPEN THE GAP:

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