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Setting Wear Pattern

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Setting up a good wear pattern is critical for trouble-free axle operation. As you can see here, the teeth of the our ring gear were set up to engage near the middle of each tooth (see where marking paint is thinnest); this engagement pattern will help distribute the torque over the whole surface of the gear rather than concentrating it to just the outer edges of the teeth.

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