Dynamic Simulation with assemblies within other assemblies

I have a differential with on assembly of two bevel gears within the final assembly of the whole differential. I would like to create a simulation of it working but I cannot get the two bevel gears to rotate together. When I go to add a cone on cone contact jioint between them it does bnot recognmise that they are two seperate parts and wont let me individually select each of them.

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Ive got them two gears to spin now and they rotate together properly but how can I get them to rotate at a constant velocity?

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In assemble environment, RMB on the subassembly and choose "flexible"
In dynamic simulation environment RMB the revolution joint of your gear, LMB on dot1(R), LMB the most right picture ( = edit imposed motion" ) and add a value.

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