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RE: Rear Axle Leak

To: spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
Subject: RE: Rear Axle Leak
From: Tim Osborne <timos@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 09:40:54 -0700
Reply-to: Tim Osborne <timos@microsoft.com>
Sender: owner-spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
I used the screwdriver trick (in desperation) trying to get the seals out in
time for an ABFM meet a few months ago...  I assumed there was a better way,
since one slip of the screwdriver and you've got an unsightly ding in the

Is this the way the "pros" do it, or is there some amazing tool to push
these out?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Gigante [SMTP:mikeg@vicnet.net.au]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 23, 1998 11:13 AM
> To:   Greg MAHNEY; shk; spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
> Subject:      Re: Rear Axle Leak

> 4a) I use a screwdriver to pick out the old seal and a small brass drift
> (1/2")
> to *push* the new seal in place. This happens between removing old bearing
> and putting in new bearing of course.

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