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Birfield Check

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by landtoy80, Feb 17, 2004.

  1. landtoy80

    landtoy80

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    I want to pull and check the Newfields. If they are bad i will order new ones and put it back together till the new ones arrive.
    I rebuit it 30,000 mi ago just over a year ago.
    What seals can I get away with using over?
     
  2. landtank

    landtank SILVER Star

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    I recently tore my front apart and didn't have any new seals. Concencious was they would be fine. However I didn't remove the shaft. I'd say a couple new oil seals and you should be good. There was one seal missing actually and I just cut one out of a sheet of matterial I bought at the local NAPA dealer.
     
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    You will not need to remove the knuckles so you won't need wipers. The large seal ring on the outside will probably be OK. If you do not disturb the inner wheel bearings, those seals will probably be OK too. Wheel bearings should be done about every 30k in my opinion so that would require wheel bearing seals (90311-62001 x2) I would replace the inner seals and the paper gaskets on the spindles.

    90310-35010 x2
    43435-60020 x2
    43436-60011 x2
    43422-60060 x2

    D-
     
  4. landtoy80

    landtoy80

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    I have 26k mi. Close enough to do the wheel bearings.
    Now to dig into my parts bin and see if I have the parts :eek:
     
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    Kurt,
    I'll bet you another $10,000 that if you would use those seals and O-rings when you install a new part instead of throwing them in the pile, that you wouldn't have near as many leaks in the future.

    :D

    -B-

    (Deva Vu all over again)
     
  6. landtank

    landtank SILVER Star

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    I can see a spindle seal in there can't I ::)
     
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    [quote author=landtoy80 link=board=2;threadid=11682;start=msg106421#msg106421 date=1077063727]
    Now to dig into my parts bin and see if I have the parts :eek:
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    Didn't it look like that last year too? You should clean that up soon. :D
     
  8. landtoy80

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    I need to update the pic. I think the pile is growing???