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Removing the rear diff
« on: May 08, 2013, 01:43:57 PM »
I know how to pull apart the axle and get the diff out but how can I make sure I dont ruin any axle seals? Wanting to pull the diff to weld the spider gears
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Re: Removing the rear diff
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2013, 01:52:03 PM »
Just don't drag the axles when you remove them from the axle housing, or just replace the seals, they are not that expensive.
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Re: Removing the rear diff
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2013, 02:35:53 PM »
Ok cool. How would I replace the seals, never done any axel work
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Re: Removing the rear diff
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2013, 09:59:38 PM »
The '93 Toyota FSM will walk you through the process, it is fairly simple to do.
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Re: Removing the rear diff
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2013, 10:02:20 PM »
Do not just leave the axles halfway in the axle, it will distort the seals, remove them completely.
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Re: Removing the rear diff
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2013, 11:00:04 PM »
:dunno: I don't fully pull my axles when removing my 3rd, in fact I don't even remove the brake lines. I just support the axles so they don't touch the seals.
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Re: Removing the rear diff
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2013, 02:00:04 AM »


I have done 13 diff swaps on 1 truck.  I left the axles hanging and never had a leak.  No brake bleeding :blah:

It was a Nissan though  :psss:

If is was my Tacoma I'd replace the seals.  Cheap as said above.  No sense doing it again.  I hate bleeding brakes.
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Re: Removing the rear diff
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2013, 03:37:12 AM »
Ok thanks for all the info guys. When I can find a welder I'll pull it, but untill then waiting to find one
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Re: Removing the rear diff
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2013, 12:32:43 PM »
are you welding it yourself, or getting someone else to do it?

if the latter, make sure it isn't some hack...... there are a few people I would trust here to do it
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Re: Removing the rear diff
« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2013, 03:07:53 PM »
I'm gonna do it myself. I couldn't trust anybody else around here  :twocents:
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