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Old 08-22-2018, 02:08 PM   #13
rich b
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Default Re: Axle seal and bearing on '51 Merc

Originally Posted by Frank Miller View Post
Take a piece of wire and tie the bearing retainer to the axle first. If it falls off or gets put on backwards you'll be buying a new bearing.
Good advise on the retainer; I've come across a couple retainers with part of the top cut off so they could be cheated back in place.
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