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Old 10-02-2012, 10:28 AM   #1
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I was looking in the greenbook and noticed there is suppose to be a fiber washer that goes on the outside of the drum before the keyed washer and castle nut? I do not have this, is this something I can make or is it something i really need to worry about putting on?
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:57 AM   #2
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I made them out of leather by cutting up an old belt. Very easy to make. Drill a hole in the leather belt and then cut it out to size and squeeze it on with the flat washer and axle nut. They work great.
I think they help prevent grease from oozing out.

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Old 10-02-2012, 10:58 AM   #3
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thats what I thought it was for. Thanks man
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:30 AM   #4
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I got some from Mac's a long time ago,not sure if they still carry them. ken ct.
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:53 AM   #5
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Most vendors have them, I got a pair this past summer without any problem. You don't want to not have them. You will have seeps of oil with dust all over without them.
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:41 PM   #6
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I was looking in the greenbook and noticed there is suppose to be a fiber washer that goes on the outside of the drum before the keyed washer and castle nut? I do not have this, is this something I can make or is it something i really need to worry about putting on?
Hey BillyBob,
Yeah as stated, the suppliers carry them. They are for lube control. I just made mine , last week, out of a rubber grommet that fits into a firewall hole...just cut it in half and use one half in each axle end..works great
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:44 PM   #7
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I was looking in the greenbook and noticed there is suppose to be a fiber washer that goes on the outside of the drum before the keyed washer and castle nut? I do not have this, is this something I can make or is it something i really need to worry about putting on?
BTW- Model A and up had such 'washer'. On my model a , that washer is made of LEAD! I just made two out of a rubber grommet that fit hole in firewall..cut in half and use half on each axle...for lube control,eh
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:47 PM   #8
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I just bought two from Mac's. Ordered Monday, UPS delivered today.
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PM me and I will put a couple in an envelope and mail them to you. No charge
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