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    1998 Pontiac Trans Am WS6

    Pinion Nut

    How many inch/lbs. I can tighten the Pinion Nut?

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    Senior Member mrr23's Avatar
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    11 in/lbs. actually what you are supposed to do is tighten the nut, then take your in/lbs wrench and check the resistance the pinion gear has when trying to turn it without the ring gear in.

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