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jackag91
05-19-2007, 04:28 PM
Is there a trick that I am missing? I can't for the life of me get all 4 mounting studs to match up at the same time.

LastDeadLast
05-19-2007, 05:08 PM
You need to lift it up with the rear diff mounts OFF the diff. Once you have the front two in you can lower the rear part of the diff a little and install the rear mounts.

Hope this helps,

05-19-2007, 05:23 PM
I hope you aren't man-handling this heavy baby. Does require some type of lift. I used a floor jack, even then tough.

jackag91
05-19-2007, 06:09 PM
Thanks bill, but I am not that strong. (Body by seally, don't cha know) I even had a buddy of mine driving the jack while I was under the car.

Shannon, I will give your way a try. thanks for the suggestion.

jackag91
05-19-2007, 07:18 PM
THanks shannon, it worked like a champ.

Does anyone know what the torque settings are for the diffy to the frame? I found the settings for the rear but not the front.

rotoflex
05-20-2007, 12:22 AM
A 6? A GT6? A TR6? A Vitesse?

LastDeadLast
05-20-2007, 12:52 AM
I hope it's for a TR6 because that's what I gave instructions for....

martx-5
05-20-2007, 07:03 AM
A 6? A GT6? A TR6? A Vitesse?

jackag91's profile says he has a '73 TR6. Most likely that's the car he's working on.

jackag91
05-21-2007, 10:28 AM
yeah it was a tr6. Sorry I completely forgot about the GT6's and never even thought about the other 6 cylinders.

thanks again for the help.