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  1. Just stripped a local vitesse diff that ran overheated No obvious leaks of any consequence Out with the short shafts and youre welcomed by the obnoxious pong of cooked ep90 Splitting the carrier showed only about two egg cups of stinking oil it holds a pint.!!! The baked deposits on the bevel set and carrier are ...wonderful Suprising the pinion thrust race is just badley burnt the overun which seriously relies on splash was intact but the pre load shims were all screwed up All bearing taper rollers are a nasty orange colour , nothing has seized, as for the crown wheel and pinion tooth the finish is very black And the CW backlash was with a Dti around 0.018" well above spec , , The result of over economic service shedule to check oil levels has cost the diff its life The suns out , easy to check the diff , get the N/s wheel off and reach over the chassis.and check your diff levels and dont forget the gearbox This one is not for a rebuild Dont skimp on gettong oily Pete
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