Originally Posted by cranky1
Had a few gear sets give me trouble setting them up with one taking 8 hours. Also have had several that showed a lousy pattern but was on the money with my old Pro Parts pinion setting tool. The first time that happened, I plugged the 3rd member into my car for a test run and it was still quiet after 200 miles. Did that with 3 different 3rd members. After that, I quit checking the pattern. That was over 20 years ago and so far, so good.
Wow, I hear people say to not use the depth tool becasue of machining differences from case to case, and that the pattern is the only way to really do it. Who knows....