1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    73

    Rear Pinion Torque

    I have a 2001 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L with a Dana 44 Rear Axle and was wondering if anyone knows the Torque Specs for the Rear Pinion Nut. Thanks again Jeepers!

  2. #2
    Utah_jeepster's Avatar
    Utah_jeepster is offline Moderator
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    Tempe, Arizona
    Posts
    3,422

    Re: Rear Pinion Torque

    15lbs drag torque once set, its about 210lbs while holding the yoke.
    But it needs to spin with about 15lbs of resistance since there is no crush collar.

    blatant jokessubliminal sarcasmsexual innuendo

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    73

    Re: Rear Pinion Torque

    How do you set the Drag Torque??

  4. #4
    Bounty__Hunter's Avatar
    Bounty__Hunter is offline Moderator
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Southern Illinois
    Posts
    12,680

    Re: Rear Pinion Torque

    You gradually increase the torque while occasionally checking the drag torque to see if it's within spec. The drag torque is generally checked with a in./lb. torque wrench.

Similar Threads

  1. Rear pinion seal
    By graewulf in forum Cherokee, Commander, Wagoneer and Liberty
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-03-2008, 07:03 AM
  2. Pinion nut torque.
    By lah2420 in forum CJ YJ TJ and JK
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 11-21-2007, 02:35 PM
  3. rear pinion seal
    By wm69 in forum CJ YJ TJ and JK
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 05-08-2004, 09:05 PM
  4. rear pinion seal leak
    By bryanjeep in forum CJ YJ TJ and JK
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11-22-2003, 10:57 AM
  5. rear pinion
    By MudderChuck in forum CJ YJ TJ and JK
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-20-2003, 07:00 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Log in

Log in