How to Change Ring & Pinion Gears?

Answer Ring and pinion gears obviously need to be changed if they are broken, but racers often change ring and pinion gears as different gearing increases or decreases torque at lower speeds (increasing o... Read More »

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Uses for Rack & Pinion Gears?

A rack and pinion gear mechanism is a very efficient way of directly transferring rotary motion into linear motion. By varying the sizes of either the rack or the pinion, the rotation / linear trav... Read More »

How Do I Set Up a Ring & Pinion in a Differential?

The ring and pinion of a differential is a series of interlocking teeth that spin the axle shafts and tires of a vehicle. Each vehicle has specific measurements for the ring and pinion, all the way... Read More »

How to Break in a Ring & Pinion?

After replacing a ring & pinion gear set on your vehicle, it's important to break in the gears before towing or driving the vehicle hard. The break-in procedure is not difficult to perform, however... Read More »

How to Identify a Ring and Pinion?

The ring and pinion gear set, used to increase torque and power output in all-wheel-drive vehicles, is easily identifiable by its unique shape. The pinion, a bolt-shaped piece with a flared head at... Read More »