New Ring and Pinion Break In Procedure

Discussion in 'Transmission & Driveline Topics' started by Camaro-Chevelle, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. Dave Nelson

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    I have the same question.
     
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    I've got a set of 3.50 10 bolt Zoom gears that also whine a little. I always figured it was because of the mesh of the odd ratio gears. I've never had trouble with any of the "normal" ratio gears.
     
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    this is great info as i will be haveing mine done over the winter
     
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    Tory, Great write up, thanks for taking the time to post.
     
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    Ok, This might be going just a little too far......I don't think anyone can live to this standard who just put in a new motor with lots of fresh ponies! Maybe just one burnout after the first 100 miles? Please?!

    If anyone achieves this lofty no burnout standard please post. You will be a candidate for the self control award of the year!

    :p
     
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    I take this as a best case scenario break in type of deal. I am sure most gears can take more abuse during break in but will they live as long, or be as happy as a properly broken in ring & pinion?
     
  7. Camaro-Chevelle

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    It is always better to be overly cautious when breaking in a new gear set. Gears that are broken in properly will be quiet and last a good long time. I never said that it would be easy, but as soon as your gear oil is changed be careful and have fun.
     
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    This is standard break in procedure.

    When you buy a rear from any shop/business, they should advise you the same.

    Looks like a lot of people did not know this so, good post.
     
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    great post thanks for the info as i will be changing my ring and pinion this winter
     
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    I second this as well. Good post though....info that I didn't know.
     

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