E. Installation of Rear Output Shaft
(See Page PM2 and Page PM4).
Install split retaining ring (Item 39) on shaft (Item 49).
Press front bearing cone (Item 48) into place tight
against shaft shoulder, install washer (Item 96) and
locknut (Item 31). Torque locknut to specifications.
Coat the splined bore of the gear (Item 50) with
Lower rear output gear (Item 50) into the case with
flat face against the back wall of the case, the
chamfered side toward the front of the case.
Coat the shaft splines with Lubriplate.
Insert the rear output shaft (Item 49 with Items 31,
46, and 39) through the proper hole in the front of the
case and align the shaft splines with the gear splines
(See Fig. 14). Use a brass or aluminum rod to
protect the threaded shaft end and tap the shaft into
the gear until the retaining ring (See Fig. 15) seats in
the chamfer of the gear.
Install the spacer ring (Item 51). Heat the rear
bearing cone (Item 52) to approximately 250. Use
heat resistant gloves to handle the bearing (See Fig.
16). Install quickly tapping into place if necessary.
Install the spacer tube (Item 54) on the shaft. The
shaft can be moved toward the front of the case to
allow a visual inspection of the mating parts.
Install both front (Item 47) AND REAR (Item 53)
bearing cups allowing the rear cup to remain
projecting from the case between 3/8 and ¼ inch.
Install the rear output carrier gasket (Item 55) and
the rear output carrier (Item 40 or 57), including seal
(Item 58). Dip the threaded portion of the 6 retaining
bolts in Permatex before inserting and tightening
them. Tighten the bolts to the specified torque.
10. Coat the seal surface and splined hole of the rear
output companion flange with Lubriplate. Install the
flange. Lightly coat one side of the retaining washer
(Item 2) with Permatex. Place the washer on the
shaft with the coated side next to the companion
flange. Install the locknut. Tighten nut to the