TM 10-3930-664-24 4-33.  BEVEL GEAR REPLACEMENT (REAR AXLE ASSEMBLY) This task covers: Removal, Cleaning, Inspection, and Installation INITIAL SETUP: Tools and Test Equipment: Equipment Condition: General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App.  E) Differential gear case removed Torque Wrench (32, App.  E) (para.  4-32) Puller Kit (26, App.  E) 3/4" Drive Socket Set (55, App.  E) Arbor Press (25, App.  E) Materials / Parts: Loctite No.  270 (22, App.  C) Bolt, Item 3 (12 ea.) O-Ring, Item 8 (1 ea.) Shim, Item 14 (As required) Shim, Item 16 (As required) A.  REMOVAL 1. Remove large bevel gear (1)  from differential case (2)  by  removing  twelve  bolts  (3)  and  washers  (4). Discard bolts. 2. Remove  nut  (5)  and  pull  flange  (6)  off  assembled bevel pinion (7).  Remove and discard O-ring (8). 3. Using   a   bearing   puller,   press   assembled   bevel pinion  (7)  toward  inside  of  differential  housing  (9). Remove assembled bevel pinion from axle housing. 4. Bevel     pinion     (7)     is     stamped     with     a     factory recommended mounting distance   (center-line   of axle to  shoulder  of  closed  end  bearing).    Note  and record this distance for use during installation. 4-90