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Interpretation & Adjustment Guide.

Ring and Pinion Gear Pattern – Interpretation & Adjustment

Ring and Pinion Gear Pattern is one of the most valuable tools for determining if a differential is properly set up. The images below illustrate both acceptable and unacceptable ring and pinion gear patterns. For more in-depth information about ring and pinion gear patterns and how to make adjustments, see our Installation Instructions page.

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