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Old 09-17-2021, 04:35 PM   #21
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Default Re: Torque Tube to Differential Seal

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My understanding upon reading articles: The torque tube is/was installed in order to stabilize the rear axle. Ford was "wishy-washy" regarding this tube; to wit, some years had it, other years didn't. My 1936 half-ton had a torque tube=4 bolts to the differential. The 1950 Ford DID NOT(at least ours didn't) but 1940 did?

I wouldn't waste time on looking for a seal. Seal? Fahgetaboutit.
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Old 09-17-2021, 05:11 PM   #22
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[QUOTE=V8COOPMAN;2057579]I always try to read articles containing factual "facts". DD

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All flatheads 32-48 had a torque tube didn't they? Isn't that what the drive shaft runs through on a closed drive shaft? When did Ford go to an open drive shaft, by the way?
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Old 09-18-2021, 07:11 AM   #23
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1949 for pass cars
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Old 09-18-2021, 09:30 AM   #24
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And '42 for light trucks.
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Old 09-23-2021, 03:41 PM   #25
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I second the rubber seal for clamshell
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