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My diff was making a little noise

This is what i found
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After looking at your avatar, I can tell you why. :-)
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Is this the associate of "TJ" who is continuing the business? I didn't realize he was in South Jersey.
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Wow.

I'm a big fan of JB Weld, but I think you're going to need a little more than that.

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I'll have to keep him in mind, I'm only 5 Miles away from Pennsville.
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It was in this one
I am curious as to what was going on when it happened. The cracks look like they are from reverse engagement as the appear to be cracking with the pinion yoke going "up" . In forward gears the pinion yoke is loaded downward and the "gear" portion tries to "climb" the ring gear. That is a rare failure especially for an 8" with it's lower pinion angle.
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Is this the associate of "TJ" who is continuing the business? I didn't realize he was in South Jersey.
Yep.
Alan is a good dude, I just bought an 8" TruTrac from him for my 67'
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I am curious as to what was going on when it happened. The cracks look like they are from reverse engagement as the appear to be cracking with the pinion yoke going "up" . In forward gears the pinion yoke is loaded downward and the "gear" portion tries to "climb" the ring gear. That is a rare failure especially for an 8" with it's lower pinion angle.
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Hey Randy, all i did was put my foot down in first, changed into second and pop.....i have made a 9" for it now so all good.
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Wow.

I'm a big fan of JB Weld, but I think you're going to need a little more than that.
Yep, it gonna take some duct tape too. :O
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Hey Randy, all i did was put my foot down in first, changed into second and pop.....i have made a 9" for it now so all good.
Details ? What engine and build specs ? At the strip ? Tires ?

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