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Old 03-01-2011, 07:17 PM
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Default leak in front axle need help

i have a leak right after the cv axle does anyone know what seal that would be? and if it is hard are easy to replace the seal?
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Old 03-01-2011, 07:21 PM
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Default Re: leak in front axle need help

those are the axle seals, they arent hard to change but they require you to pop a ball joint so you can move the steering knuckle enough to get the CV out and out of the way. the seals press into housing.
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Old 03-01-2011, 07:22 PM
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Default Re: leak in front axle need help

are they right behind the cv axles or by the diff?
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Old 03-01-2011, 07:23 PM
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are they right behind the cv axles or by the diff?
they are right where the cv axles slide into the diff housing
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-RCD Suspension lift
-33x12.5 BFG KM2's on Mickey Thomson classic locks
-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2321189

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-LED third brake light
-Weathertech floor liners
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Old 03-01-2011, 11:02 PM
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Default Re: leak in front axle need help

so when i pull the cv axles i should be able to see the seal then right?
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Old 03-02-2011, 04:13 AM
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so when i pull the cv axles i should be able to see the seal then right?
yes
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-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

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Old 03-02-2011, 05:04 PM
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Default Re: leak in front axle need help

ok thank you for the help
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Old 03-02-2011, 05:15 PM
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ok thank you for the help
anytime man!
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-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

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-LED third brake light
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