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RE: Rear Axle Leak

To: Tim Osborne <timos@microsoft.com>
Subject: RE: Rear Axle Leak
From: Ulix Goettsch <ulix@u.washington.edu>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 10:41:25 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
In-reply-to: <8B57882C41A0D1118F7100805F9F68B507816F1E@RED-MSG-45>
Reply-to: Ulix Goettsch <ulix@u.washington.edu>
Sender: owner-spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
I'm no pro, so I did it with a screwdriver.
The hub is pretty hard, so it would probably be hard to damage.
Besides, any scratch would aid in locating the bearing, right?  :-)


On Wed, 23 Sep 1998, Tim Osborne wrote:

> 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
> hub.  
> Is this the way the "pros" do it, or is there some amazing tool to push
> these out?
> tim
> > -----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
> > 
>       <snip> 
> > 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.
> > 
> > 

    Ulix                                                    __/__,__        
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