81 ford f100 rear axle seal!

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Old 01-06-08, 10:50 AM
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81 ford f100 rear axle seal!

Hi there i have a 81 ford that has the front carrier type rear end i'm looking to change the right rear axle seal. does anyone know what's all involved here? do i have to remove the axle and take it to a machine shop to get the bearing pressed on to replace the seal,or can i replace the seal without removing the bearing off the axle like on a chev type rear axle. Thanks a bunch.
 
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Old 01-06-08, 11:42 AM
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It's a little involved:

The Autozone link on Howto:

http://www.autozone.com/az/cds/en_us...rInfoPages.htm
 
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Old 01-06-08, 11:48 AM
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If the carrier comes out the front of the diff, you have press on bearings........Should be TWO seals .One on the axle in front of the pressed on bearing and one on the tube viewable once the shaft is removed
 
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Old 01-06-08, 09:25 PM
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81 ford axle seal

O.k. i see so i have to remove the bearing to replace the seal on the shaft and just remove the one in the axle and replace the gasket and that should be it right!!!!
 
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