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Old 05-10-2019, 03:35 AM   #19
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Default Re: Axle seal and bearing on '51 Merc

Originally Posted by leon bee View Post
I wish I understood that about tying the retainer to the axle. What are y'all talking about?
The 4-bolt retainer flange that bolts thru the backing plate to the axle tube. Wiring it on is just so you donít forget to put it on before pressing on the bearing......if you forget it, pressing the new bearing back off will probably ruin it.......Mark
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