Cool! any progress is good progress.
But man if I had the diff cover off, and I already had all the shims for the side gears, I'd be real tempted to just.. well... Would allow you to say definitively that yup, it's not the Aussie...
82 fj40, 99 uzj100, 06 gx470
05 525EXC, 01 XT225, 07 TTR90, 07 CRF50