- Dec 27, 2022
- Bailey, NC
So, I'm rebuilding my Dana 35 rear end and I just installed new pinion bearings. Put the pinion nut on and started tightening to set the crush sleeve. I got super close to the low end of the spec (15 in. Lbs) on the rotational force and decided to go another bump or two (not with impact). Now I'm at 44 in. Lbs. to rotate the pinion. How big of a deal is overtorquing this by 9 in. lbs? The high end of the spec is 35 in. Lbs. Appreciate any advice. Thinking about replacing the sleeve and nut before I complete the build.