David asked..."...the metal goes on the hub side and not the
vertical link side. Yes?"
Correct. I just replaced mine during the (TR3) suspension rebuild. Turn
the seal with the metal side down on the bench and soak the felt with
oil...the seal will swell slightly. When It won't take any more oil,
insert it felt side first on the stub axle until it seats. Carefully
align your hub (both bearings in place) and put on the big washer
w/flat and castellated nut. Tighten until everything snugs down...the
hub will be difficult to turn. Back off the nut one flat to 1/4 turn;
lock with cotter pin. After driving a few days, re-snug the nut.
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