TM10-3930-660-34 9-5 REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSEMBLY - REPLACE/REPAIR/ADJUST (Cont’d) c.   Install eight capscrews (33) finger tight d.    Fasten a fabricated yoke nut tool (App B, Fig, C-5) to companion yoke (9) Use a fabricated yoke nut tool (A) to hold bevel pinion (29) in position when nut (31) is tightened e.    Torque nut (31) on bevel pinion (29) to 300 - 400 lb ft f. remove bar from companion yoke    (9) NOTE Do not read starting torque Read only torque value after bevel pinion (29) starts to rotate Starting torque will give a false reading g.    Attach a lb in torque wrench on bevel pinion nut (31) Rotate bevel pinion (29) and read value indicated on torque wrench New pinion bearings should be preloaded between 5 and 45 lb in of torque Reused pinion bearings should be preloaded between 10 and 30 lb in 1).  Increase bearing preload by removing bevel pinion (29) from bearing cage (30) and installing a thinner bearing spacer (40) Repeat STEPS a through g. 2).  Decrease bearing preload by removing bevel pinion (29) from bearing cage (30) and installing a thicker bearing spacer (40) Repeat STEPS a through g. 9-16