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Old July 29th, 2020, 16:45
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R&P pattern check

Well ive decided to attempt learning a new skill on the jeep, ive put everything in as it was on the last set up, just a rough starting point.

Might I Trouble your wiser minds for a few pattern checks as I progress with this please?

My first fitment had no backlash, the photo is round two moving .010 from ring side to non ring side. Backlash is at .007


I gather the pinion is too deep by the sharp line on the drive side?



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Old July 30th, 2020, 11:44
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Re: R&P pattern check

IDK man, I'd be ok with that in mine. I've only ever set up like 4 or 5, so I'm absolutely not an expert at it, but the contact pattern looks good in my opinion. How did you determine your pinion shim thickness? Or did you use the one that was already there stock?
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Old July 31st, 2020, 11:25
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R&P pattern check

Another gear newb but I'd run that

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Old July 31st, 2020, 19:05
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Re: R&P pattern check

Needs thicker pinion shim. Pattern is too close to the edge of the ring gear.
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Re: R&P pattern check

Shims in the mail, ill get some more patterns in a few days here.
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Re: R&P pattern check

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Needs thicker pinion shim. Pattern is too close to the edge of the ring gear.
Added .005 to the pinion. Moved .003 from ring to non ring side, backlash at 6.5-7.



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That looks pretty darn good!
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R&P pattern check

Really haha? I truly have no clue. I thought the drive side looked a bit sharp, but thats really not an educated opinion. I guess all the good pictures I see always seem to have a smoother pattern. Theres some seriously odd to ring and gear patterns that are "acceptable" based on some of those charts.

RCP if it was your gears would you do anything else?

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