Author Topic: Front axle inter axle seals  (Read 2549 times)

beerman

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Front axle inter axle seals
« on: July 27, 2016, 08:43:15 AM »
I have a question is it possible to split the front axle housing and change the inner seals with out too much trouble. I already have all the hub's and axles  out of the tubes

Thanks

yd328

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Re: Front axle inter axle seals
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2016, 07:33:10 AM »
I did mine, not to much of a problem. I would just mark your gears so the go back together in the same position. If you are using a TM I believe it tells you that the pinion assembly can be pulled out before splitting the axle. It cant, iirc the pinion nose bearing hits the ring gear.

Gary

col.halftrack

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Re: Front axle inter axle seals
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2016, 08:04:15 AM »
 Correct. You cannot pull the pinion as the manual says. There is a inner snap ring that will break.
 Kevin
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Smadge

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Re: Front axle inter axle seals
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2019, 06:52:30 AM »
Folks I’m having a problem getting the REAR pinion out.  The manual states you remove the six bolts and slide out. Like the issues with the front pinion the rear comes out a half inch and stops. I don’t want to force it. Are there clips holding it in like the front?????

Thanks in advance for any assistance!

Paul
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