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Unread 03-23-2009, 03:36 PM   #16
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you only need the two seals on each side of the pumpkin, with diff removed.

the passenger side is smaller than the driver side and there are 2 versions of seal depending on the axle tube size jeep decided to use.

another thing to check is there is a bearing next to the disconnect housing and my shafts were a little larger than the originals so this had to be removed(after i put everything back together the axle slid in only so far, out came the diff again) no big deal with a socket and a few extensions through the housing to pop it out.
Interesting, my passenger shaft was smaller than the bearing (1/16 smaller), so I left it in.

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Unread 03-23-2009, 04:25 PM   #17
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Interesting, my passenger shaft was smaller than the bearing (1/16 smaller), so I left it in.
Mine too. I liked that because it provides a center contact point to carry the weight of the axle shaft as you try to finesse the tip into the seal and carrier.
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Unread 03-23-2009, 06:27 PM   #18
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That passenger side bearing or bushing, changed a couple of times for different years, so that's why you may see different diameters. My 90 had a rubber bushing with notches in it, kind of a loose fit to the shaft....then I think it changed to a bronze bushing or bearing...but it's not too well documented.
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Unread 03-23-2009, 06:41 PM   #19
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That passenger side bearing or bushing, changed a couple of times for different years, so that's why you may see different diameters. My 90 had a rubber bushing with notches in it, kind of a loose fit to the shaft....then I think it changed to a bronze bushing or bearing...but it's not too well documented.
In my 94 the TJ shaft fit through the plastic bushing, but the yukon alloy didn't. I wound up just slamming the shaft into it hard and snapping it into a few pieces
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Unread 06-01-2009, 06:37 AM   #20
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I used this kit for the conversion..

It had the seal and the block off plate.

http://completeoffroad.com/i-123369-...nect-axle.html
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Unread 06-01-2009, 06:38 AM   #21
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I used this kit for the conversion..

It had the seal and the block off plate.

http://completeoffroad.com/i-123369-...nect-axle.html
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Unread 06-01-2009, 08:09 AM   #22
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In my 94 the TJ shaft fit through the plastic bushing, but the yukon alloy didn't. I wound up just slamming the shaft into it hard and snapping it into a few pieces
Exact same thing happened to me.
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Unread 12-26-2009, 10:40 AM   #23
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the passenger side is smaller than the driver side and there are 2 versions of seal depending on the axle tube size jeep decided to use.
i think i'm the guy that ended up with the odd size because the recommended seal's for this project (tj shafts in yj housing) do not fit into the differential side of my tube. It was not machined from the factory and there is no way that seal is going to fit into there..

idk what to do... i've got 3 different seals here, all with different part numbers and none of them fit.

I really need some help with this.
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Unread 03-24-2010, 09:49 PM   #24
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I know it has been awhile since anyone has posted in this thread, but what are the implications of doing this swap if your diff is locked?
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Unread 03-25-2010, 10:43 AM   #25
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Ran mine on the street like that for years with no problems. Can get a little noisy on tight turns when it all releases but no abnormal tire wear or pulling to one side or the other that i noticed. The only other issue is sometimes you may need the driveshaft balanced or just replaced. I dont think its so much that they are not balanced well from the factory, but after umpteen thousand miles, the slip joint etc has some wear and its probably just a good idea to go ahead and at least balance it. I replaced mine with a TW and never looked back.
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Unread 03-25-2010, 11:09 AM   #26
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I just did this and used a seal from Car Quest #471765 on the passenger side of the dif.. went right in with a few taps for a hammer. I also put a seal in the disco housing, i used a old seal out of the TJ axle that I have, just to help keep the water out of the axle. I know that over time since the axle shaft is not machined there it will just chew the seal up. My 30 is also locked and I haven't noticed any difference with driving except a small vibe above 60mph so I'm cool with that.
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Unread 03-25-2010, 11:55 AM   #27
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Thanks guys. Going to head to pull-a-part now and see if I can get lucky and find a shaft.
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Unread 02-09-2013, 08:51 PM   #28
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Thread revival!!! I am in a really tight spot and hoping someone can help I cant seem to get the seal into the pass side axle tube for the solid axle swap. It seems to be abou 1/8" too big. I have part 710068 from Auto Zone. NAPA is closed tomorrow, and this is my daily driver I need for Monday. My axle tube seems to be about 2" on the dot. I see after an hour of looking this is the only thread that mentions they used different size tubes on Dana 30's. I have a late model 95 (manufactured Dec 1995). Anyone know what seal I need? The seal for the split axle is bad which is why I took it apart, so I cant even put it back together for work Monday if I dont figure this out.
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Unread 02-09-2013, 10:10 PM   #29
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I have the napa 11800 seal in mine, actually 2 of them one slightly pushed down the tube farther than the other. I would just wait until napa opens and get the correct seal. I took a large socket and put it inside ofthe seal, put wheel bearing grease around the outside of the seal, then I tapped it in with the hammer. It slid in there like butter... I tapped that one in about 3/4 of an inch and put another one flush with the end of the tube. So it is double sealed I guess, I just didn't want it leaking. I tried seals from the other parts stores and none of them fit right, napa 11800 was he only one that worked for me. I tried one from 2 other places n had that cross reference the part number n neither fit.
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