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Where can I get this Red Lead stuff?

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by SuperDuperCruizer, Jan 19, 2004.

  1. SuperDuperCruizer

    SuperDuperCruizer

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    Hello guys and gals... I'm getting ready to rebuild my front axle and according to the manuals, I need this "red lead" stuff to setup the knuckles using the center gauge. Can anyone tell me where to get some of this or at least a sustitute? Thanks, SuperDC
     
  2. rick_d

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    Rob-

    Use Dyechem spray on (or paint on). Will hold well on the chrome and score when rotated easily (this is what I have done). Acetone will remove the residue. Machine shop supply stores have it.

    It is a PITA using the center gauge and to all of you DO NOT EVER MISPLACE THE LOWER SHIMS SETS.
     
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    I went looking for red lead when I setting up a differential. I was told that Prussian Blue has replaced red lead. Found it at NAPA. Dyechem is good stuff too.