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Old 02-07-2018, 03:02 AM
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Originally Posted by joyridin' View Post
Series 1 came both ways. Early models had tapered bearing. Then in 68, they went to ball bearing. Maybe around 73 or so, they went back to tapered bearings.

Most of the early versions with 19spline axles used ships to set preload. From the early 70’s onward, they used a crush sleeve.
Joyridin' - Interesting. I didn't know that any Series 1 diffs used tapered rollers. There really is a wealth of knowledge here.
PS - Any tips or issues I need to keep in mind about the use of the Team CJ Bronze bushing set, or is it really as straightforward as it's touted to be?

For others contemplating a Jag IRS rebuild/refresh, this realy looks like the way to go. Team CJ system bronze
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