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Old 01-20-2009, 07:26 AM
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yes you can run a ring gear spacer, i do in my gasser with both 4.88s and 5.38s. you need to check backlash at different places 120 degrees apart on the ring. you also have to check for runout on the outside of the ring gear with a dial indicater. if these check out you are good to go...

PS-you also need to know how to set up pinion depth and read tooth contact patterns-both coast and drive-if you can't do these, all bets are off (in other words, YOU HAVE TO KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING...
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