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Old 01-18-2013, 01:16 PM
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Yes, that is better. Look at the drive pattern in the first post. Notice that it favors the face of the tooth and the root is curved and not as long as the face. In the second set the pattern is about equal at the face and root of the tooth, which is what you are looking for. Many people get hung up on heel to toe, when root to face is what is most important. You probably will not be able to move this pattern off of the toe, so I wouldn't worry about that. Notice that your coast pattern is still favoring the face a little. You might try adding about .002 to .003 more to the pinion shim and see if it moves the coast side closer to the root without messing up the drive side.
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