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05-12-2019 02:35 AM
Rear axle

Guys the groove would have to be pretty bad for a new seal to leak. We just polish the axle where the seal goes and never have a problem with the axle seals or pinion seals. The shim idea, a double lipped seal or a seal of a different width will work. You should be able to get the seal in 8 9 or 10 mm width. Not to say we donít use the sleeves but never on a 105... not yet anyway. Let us know how the sleeves go.
05-11-2019 06:52 PM
spydaman Can I just point out that this is a CAR forum.
05-11-2019 06:36 PM
alfaparticle An "idiot" who unlike his two predecessors, understands economics.
05-11-2019 05:14 PM
Gubi No, 1-1/4" steel pipe, I just rechecked the label. It has an ID of 35.3mm for some reason. So it's 1.39"

Welcome to America, where the measurement units suck, the standards make no sense, and we have an idiot for president.
05-11-2019 04:21 PM
goats 11/2 inch pipe. 1.25 is only 32mm
05-11-2019 03:55 PM
Gubi 99134 fit perfectly. 1-1/4" steel pipe is pretty much the exact size needed to drive it on.
04-29-2019 01:46 PM
Originally Posted by goats View Post
Ps measure your axle diameter to confirm size!!!
Too late: I ordered it and will blame you if it doesn't fit

Seriously, thanks for the tip, appreciate it.
04-29-2019 12:25 PM
Delllta I've Used Double-Lipped Seals In Other Applications With Success (the lips are offset and ride on an ungrooved surface). I Have Not Looked For This Type Of Seal For The Axle But I Bet They Are Out There.

04-29-2019 12:19 PM
goats Ps measure your axle diameter to confirm size!!!
04-29-2019 12:16 PM
goats 99134 speedisleeve IIRC. Amazon. I used ultra grey since I had it handy. Remember to change the bearing before u install the sleeve. So far so good for me.
04-29-2019 11:53 AM
Gubi Okay, I'm in the same boat on this. Goats, what did you end up doing, and did it work?

Is 34mm the correct sleeve size, and where'd you get one?
04-11-2019 09:59 PM
Jim G locktit 574 instead of ultra grey
04-01-2019 09:49 AM
goats oh yeah, new bearings for sure. Heres the draft plan
Get 34mm speedisleeve and a tube of ultra grey
assemble new bearing onto axle
assemble bearing retainer onto axle -- using 1 1/2 inch ID iron pipe driver
machine up a tight fit collar for speedisleeve and use that to drive it down into position, with ultra gray adhesive

Sound reasonable? Since the gap between axle OD and speedi ID is pretty small, flexible adhesive like ultragray should be fine (theres only radial slip load and its tiny I expect)

seem OK?
04-01-2019 09:24 AM
Originally Posted by alfaparticle View Post
I would use the Seedisleeve and forget about getting it off until you face that issue. A used axle should not be hard to find.
I agree, but use a new bearing.

04-01-2019 09:09 AM
alfaparticle I would use the Seedisleeve and forget about getting it off until you face that issue. A used axle should not be hard to find.
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