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post #1 of 6 Old 04-20-2013, 01:03 PM Thread Starter
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Pinion angle

Dana 30 soa front pionion angle is 6.5 do i want positive or negative

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post #2 of 6 Old 04-20-2013, 02:20 PM
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Dana 30 soa front pionion angle is 6.5 do i want positive or negative
Caster is way more important, than pinion angle

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Caster is way more important, than pinion angle
Yup, the front drive shaft is long enough that minor differences in pinion angle are negligible. I'd just line it up with the transfer case yoke in this case. Low caster angle will give you the 'jeep wanders all over the road' effect so that's a pretty big deal.

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All i wanna know is is it positive or negative 6.5 i have every thing else handled
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with the original perches at 0* (flat) weld the new ones at 0* retaining the same caster.

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with the original perches at 0* (flat) weld the new ones at 0* retaining the same caster.
Thank you but positive or negative 6.5??
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