Acceptable ring gear pattern?


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Hi guys,
I'm setting up gears in my Dana 44 and need a little guidance. I tried adding and subtracting pinion shim while keeping my backlash within the 0.006-0.008" range and so far this seems to be my best pattern. Is it ok that the pattern is high on the coast side? Thanks!
 

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From every thing I’ve seen, that is considered acceptable. Not ideal but acceptable.
 

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If it's a front axle I'd call it a day and run it, if it's a rear axle I'd try to get the coast side closer to the toe... but either way it's really not bad.
 

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Alright I'll run it. Thanks for the input! Now time to setup my 9" for the rear :)
 

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After doing a Dana the 9" is going to seem too easy.
 


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