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1974 power wagon trouble with axle shaft install

Discussion in 'General Dodge Truck Discussions' started by Jims74pw, Oct 30, 2019.

  1. Jims74pw

    Jims74pwNew Member

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    Anyone with experience with doing rear axle seal replacement and installing shaft I could use some info as to reinstall of shaft .how hard should shaft go back into axle I don't want to force it and not sure if it's just the bearing race causing difficulty of shaft going in properly please help.
     
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    65 sportyWell-Known Member

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    Which diff?
     
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    Sorry for the delay it is a 9 1/4 axle
     
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    I can't say I have had any issues pushing the axles back in on a 9 1/4, once it is lined up in the side gear it should push in. The seal may hold it out some, but some extra pushing and it will go in.
     
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