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Old 02-06-2018, 06:18 PM
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Some Dana 44s use a spacer and shims to set pinion bearing preload. The two Jags that I rebuilt both had crush sleeves. The last one was a series II from an XKE.

From a manufacturing stand point the crush sleeve is the cheapest easiest way for the automakers to assemble them quickly.

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