Video: Rear Axle Bearing & Seal Replace

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Video: Rear Axle Bearing & Seal Replace

Post by xirdneh » Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:57 pm

sometimes i use the wrong words but i think you will know what i meant
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Post by dlb » Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:17 am

these vids are a fantastic resource, rob. good on you for making them.

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Post by ARCHINSTL » Thu Jul 17, 2014 4:15 am

Marvelous! Another sticky for you, Rob!
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Re: Video: Rear Axle Bearing & Seal Replace

Post by Petros » Thu Jul 17, 2014 3:34 pm

nice work. interesting way you remove the old bearing. I have managed to just pound them off by soaking in ATF, heating with a torch and pounding it off (a lot of work but it can be done). Your way is easier if you have the puller, a press can also be used if you can fit the axle in it to push on the end.

The FSM tells you to take a steel chisel to the keeper to remove it. Apparently it is soft steel and when you pound a sharp edge into it it will kind of stretch it enough so it falls off without having to cut it. I have done it, but it requires a nice big vise, a good quality heavy steel chisel and a sledge, and a lot of pounding. Most shops I know use a hydraulic press to push it off, like the bearing.
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