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  1. Green Bean

    Rear Axle Bearings & Seals. Did I Mess Something Up?

    Okay. I pulled the driver's side bearing and seal. The large washer in back was slightly bent so I hammered it flatter. Re-installed everything, this time being careful not to pound the seal in too tight. The bearing now spins freely. Hopefully, there won't be any leaks. Thanks.
  2. Green Bean

    Rear Axle Bearings & Seals. Did I Mess Something Up?

    Thanks Byron. I used a Bearing driver for the bearing and seal. I was planning on taking the axles to a machine shop tomorrow to have the old inner axle races removed and the new ones pressed on. At this point, I'm wondering if I should just suck it up and order a new bearing and seal...
  3. Green Bean

    Rear Axle Bearings & Seals. Did I Mess Something Up?

    Changing rear axle bearings and seals on our 1970 for a disc brake conversion. After installing both sides with backer washer, bearing and seal, I noticed that I'm able to move the passenger side bearing freely, but the driver's side is very tight. I can hardly get the bearing to rotate...
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