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The ring gear is first installed on the Detroit Locker and torqued to 85 lb-ft, and then begins the process of setting up the gears until a perfect pattern is achieved. Remember that with any new gearset, careful break-in procedures help assure a long-lasting ring-and-pinion, so be sure to take it easy for the first few hundred miles and stop often to let the differential and gears cool down, and then change the gear oil after about 300 miles.