1963 dana 44 torque specs...... - JeepForum.com

 
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post #1 of 3 Old 07-08-2014, 02:35 PM Thread Starter
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1963 dana 44 torque specs......

Lots of shims behind brake plate ....not sure how those work or what they set?


What do the shims do and is there a torque spec for the uts that hold the backer plate on?

Is the torque spec for the castle nut 250 ftlbs ?

Putting the brake bACKER AND Axle hub back on and just wantig to know how it all works in there and get it right.....thanks


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post #2 of 3 Old 07-08-2014, 04:42 PM
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backing plate to axle housing bolts 25-35 ft lbs
axle bearing end play .001-.006 which is what the shims you speak of are for
axle shaft end nut 150 ft lbs min
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post #3 of 3 Old 07-08-2014, 10:05 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks, I appreciate the help...got it back together now and feel confident about it....we will see how it does on a test run......need to pull the passenger side part now and check it out as well.

Thanks once again, I appreciate it, just what I need to go forward !

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