Adam----I responded to your other post over in General also. In this pic here, your coast side pattern appears ok...but the drive side looks considerably shallow. Make sure your carrier bearing pre-load has some actual pre-load to it......if you were able to just drop the case into the housing with some slop in there then you have no pre-load and your patterns will be all whacked up when you try to use the crowbar to add the required resistance(ring gear will move around).
notice I don't even concern myself about the backlash at this point.....I can see pinion depth problems.
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