axle help please!!!!!!!!

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71 fj-40 got the axle bearing out after beating , cutting and welding. whats the best way to get the new bearing back in and with what tool , what have u all made or bought to get this thing back in and also whats the best way to get a new race on the axle thanks we have 3 days until we leave for surf an turf and tuesday will be here before know it , thanks again
 

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its the rear bearing , so put the bearing in the freezer over night and it will slide right into the housing ????? sounds good thanks
 
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To get a race on the axle you need to cool the axle and heat the race. To get a race into the housing, cool the race and heat the housing. The thing to remember is cold contracts (or makes things smaller) and heat expands (or makes things larger).
 

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rsrai said:
will this work for the axle seal too? the freezer part?


I would not waste the time with it.......just tap the dang thing home and be done with it....
 
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