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Old 06-14-2009, 10:20 PM
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Is the R & P still useable or are they all chewed up? If they're still good, you may have just been the victim of a poorly manufactured bearing case. Still a PITA but better than grenading the R&P.
No idea till I pull the third. I have a hunch what failed (can't imagine how) is the solid spacer I used shattered letting the pinion float in and thus blowing the bearing. Just a hunch as I have thought hard about this since it happened. No "pop" when it broke just crunching sounds that turned into binding crunching sounds.
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