c. Apply Rockwell adhesive in bearing bores
of carrier legs and caps (34).
The housing (4) and case (7) are held
d. Install cups (2) over bearings (3).
together with dri-loc fasteners.
12. INSTALL DIFFERENTIAL AND BEVEL GEAR
g. Install four capscrews (5) and washers (6).
Each capscrew should be spaced evenly
around case (7). Torque each capscrew
a. Safely lift differential and bevel gear (12)
(5) in a pattern opposite each other to 85-
into housing (31). Bearing cups (2) must
115 ft-lbs (113-153 Nm).
be flat against bores between carrier legs.
h. Install and torque sixteen remaining
b. Install two retaining rings (1). Turn each
capscrews (5) and washers (6) to 85-115
retaining ring by hand until each is tight
ft-lbs (113-153 Nm).
against bearing cups (2).
retaining rings as marked during
Use soft metal covers over vise jaws
to protect bevel gear (12).
Wear eye protection. Do not hit steel
parts with a steel hammer. Parts can
a. Place differential and bevel gear (12) in a
break and cause injury.
vise. Clamp at bevel gear (12).
b. Insert checking tool into case (7).
Checking tool can be made by cutting an
The caps (34) must fit easily against
axle drive shaft to an appropriate length
and welding a nut on end to accept
housing (31). Do not force caps (34)
c. Using socket and torque wrench, rotate
differential nest while observing torque
d. Strike each cap (34) with a light leather,
plastic or rubber mallet.
50 ft-lbs (67 Nm) torque applied to one
11. INSTALL CUPS (2).
If caps (34) are not installed in correct
locations, the bores and threads will
a. Clean and dry cups (2) and bores of
not match the housing (31).
carrier legs and caps (34).
b. Apply grease MIL-G-10924 to inner
diameter of cups (2) and on bearings (3).