25. Continue to tighten the star nut until two of
the tangs line up with the two holes in the
bearing cap 90 degrees away from the
threaded plunger hole, and bend the tangs of
the star nut into the bearing cap assembly
holes (Figure 80).
The threaded hole in the cap accommodates
the plunger. Do not use this hole to lock the
26. Stake the star nut at the slots in the shaft
retaining nut (Figure 81).
27. Turn the bearing cap over in the vise. Turn
the spline end of the shaft using the inch
pound torque wrench and an appropriate-
sized socket. The reading should be less than
24 inch pounds of drag.
If the reading is more than 24 inch pounds of
drag, you must recheck the torque on the