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Old 04-07-2012, 01:53 PM
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Should be angled down a degree or two relative to the transmission/engine angle. When power is applied the rear axle will try to rotate the pinion nose up, so you have to allow for that. High powered cars with leaf springs will sometimes be angled as much as 5-7 pinion down relative to the trans to allow for how much it will twist up.
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