Assembling Final Drives..

Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:28 pm

I've been tearing down and reassembling Final Drives and I've been using a large socket set to press Bearings and Seals in and out. The outer seal was just a little to big for my biggest socket and I refuse to buy any more Chinese junk from Harbor Freight (I bent the heck out of the Seal puller I bought last week getting these out). So to press in the Seals without damaging the rubber I had a roll of Metal Pipe Strap which I took off a few feet without bending it out of the roll shape and fit it to the size of the seal..

I then placed a piece of flat stock over it and pressed it in..

It worked perfect, and you can make it any size you want!
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Re: Assembling Final Drives..

Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:21 pm

Shouda made it to barnyard bash

cecil would have shown ya how to do it

Re: Assembling Final Drives..

Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:20 pm

That's a good effort in the face of not having access to other resources are the time you wanted to do the job. Thanks for sharing it may come in handy someday.

Re: Assembling Final Drives..

Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:31 pm

That's the redneck way
Whatever it takes to Get R Done !!!!