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Old 10-11-2012, 07:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Turbovsix View Post
Primo - you are the man. Thanks for that heads up.

My build date is 4/10 so I guess I'm out of range. I actually wish it was in range because I'm not sure what the major difference was just in a four month span?

I am guessing

Manufacturers have multiple suppliers for any part. For example, if XYZ had a strike and caused a supply problem, the manufacturer would be seriously affected.

It's possible that the affected pinion nuts were supplied by a specific supplier. A retainer is easier to install, and reduces the possibility of changing the pinion depth when the pinion nut is re-tightened.
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