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With both cases completely gutted of gears and other internal parts, Right Gear and Axle sent the parts back into the parts washer for a second round of cleaning. Once each was washed, Right Gear's technician performed a crack check on every internal part in a 3,000-amp wet-method Magaflux station. Next, each case was baked in a 750-degree oven for three hours to remove impurities from the castings. From there, each case was allowed to cool before another technician media-blasted each case to provide an as-new finish for sealant and paint to adhere to. This process ensures that each case, as well as every internal part, is free of debris and ready for reassembly. Here you can see the rear cluster gear as it was re-installed in the freshly premiered NP205 case shell.

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