Mark the ring gear and differential case flange edge with mating marks so you know where to clock the gear on reassembly:
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For ring gear removal, the use of an impact wrench is almost a necessity, but it can be done in a vise with hand tools. Remove the ring gear and you have this:
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This lock pin holds the pinion shaft and must be driven far enough to clear the shaft - don't drive it all the way out - just far enough to clear the shaft:
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Now you have this:
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Frank


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