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Old 04-15-2013, 04:00 PM
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Originally Posted by cobalt327 View Post
I think you're right to be concerned, but BGH will clear this up for you I'm sure. In the meantime all I can offer is on the ones I've seen the bearing ID had an adequate radius to accommodate the fillet on the carrier. If I was up against this and had no one to ask I'd relieve the inner bearing race ID enough to clear unless a different bearing would clear.

I have had pinion shims w/ID too small to sit flush w/o being opened up to clear the fillet... but that's a different deal obviously.

Good luck.
Originally Posted by big gear head View Post
The bearing must sit complete against the flat surface on the case. If it doesn't then you will have probblems later. Use a .001 feeler gauge to see if it is seated all the way.
I found a "tip" on Youtube concerning using an old inner race to press the carrier bearings, and bingo! Worked like a charm, now fully seated.


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