5-42. REAR TANDEM AXLE AND DIFFERENTIAL-Continued
Install second side gear (13) and thrust washer (10) on spider and gears. Check match marks and
install plain case half on assembly.
Apply retaining compound to holes in case half. Install four washers (8) and screws (7) into case
halves (9), with distance between fasteners being equal.
Torque the screws (7) to 85 to 115 lb ft (115 to 156 Nm). Tighten the screws (7) in a sequence
opposite each other.
Install the remaining twelve washers (8) and screws (21) in the case halves and torque to 85 to 115
lb ft (115 to 156 Nm).
Fashion a tool for checking rotating resistance of differential gears. The tool can be made from an
axle shaft that matches the spline size of the differential side gear.