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Unread 09-10-2013, 08:19 PM   #1546
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Ohs nos!!! The rear axle yoke seal is leaking on the jeep! It left maybe 10 drops on the garage floor. I guess it's about time. It's been drip free for many months now. Most CJ guys would be jealous of my drip-less rig, but not you guys eh? Got yur stuff squared away I'm sure

Okay so Matt probably has a leak free jeep too, so he's out of the joke

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Unread 09-10-2013, 10:02 PM   #1547
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Ohs nos!!! The rear axle yoke seal is leaking on the jeep! It left maybe 10 drops on the garage floor. I guess it's about time. It's been drip free for many months now. Most CJ guys would be jealous of my drip-less rig, but not you guys eh? Got yur stuff squared away I'm sure

Okay so Matt probably has a leak free jeep too, so he's out of the joke
I have 1.5 leak free jeeps
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Unread 09-10-2013, 11:20 PM   #1548
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I have 1.5 leak free jeeps
So the newer one?? Haha JK.
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Unread 09-10-2013, 11:45 PM   #1549
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Autozone had a seal in stock, so I bought it and put it in.

The offending seal

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Zapped off the nut with big bertha

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Yoke slipped off with my fingers, very surprised!

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Surface looks legit

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Cleaned up the area

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My favorite way to remove seals. Pound a hole in the seal with a screw driver and pry. Easy as pie.

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Pull some fluid out of the diff with a syringe so it won't wet the seal surface.

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Add sealer so it will lower the chances of a leak

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Pound in seal. Always the hardest part it seams

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Slide yoke on and douse the threads and back of the nut with sealer

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Torque with the impact gun until it stops or until the rotational pinion torque is the same. In my case, it stopped (~250 FtLb from a 600 lb gun or so)

Wha-lah!

Now to add more fluid tomorrow when the sealer has set.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 01:40 AM   #1550
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Wow, nice detail. Makes it look like I could do it. I stratigically park on different pieces of cardboard. I remove the cardboard before anyone stops by so it "looks" like a leak free jeep. LOL

Pics are great! Thanks again.

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Unread 09-11-2013, 08:11 AM   #1551
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Wow, nice detail. Makes it look like I could do it. I stratigically park on different pieces of cardboard. I remove the cardboard before anyone stops by so it "looks" like a leak free jeep. LOL

Pics are great! Thanks again.

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Glad it helped

I guarantee you can do it. You have to be tenacious with these old rattle traps! Plus you have a site full of guys waiting to help.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 09:43 AM   #1552
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So the newer one?? Haha JK.
The crawler that had no fluids and half my jk
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Unread 09-11-2013, 12:38 PM   #1553
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The crawler that had no fluids and half my jk
Nice
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:05 PM   #1554
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Diff fluid replaced and tires onthe ground. Now back to jeep drivin!
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:13 PM   #1555
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Hey! You forgot to put some RTV on the splines and washer to prevent wicking through that area again!!!

Edit: I see you doused it with sealer...
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:26 PM   #1556
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Hey! You forgot to put some RTV on the splines and washer to prevent wicking through that area again!!!

Edit: I see you doused it with sealer...
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Much sealer was harmed in the fixing of my pinion seal. I hate leaks!!!

What's happening Steve!? Long time no forum. Good to hear from you.
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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:58 PM   #1557
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Deer Season on weekends and work during the week, but I've been lurking...

Also...on another note...Jim, made me a tie rod and drag link I will install when I get my Jeep off the ranch in a few weeks. It's awesome!

Hey, not sure I congratulated you on your wedding! Congrats! Enjoy your time with your new wife and then...if you two are going that direction a family

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Unread 09-12-2013, 12:18 AM   #1558
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Thanks man I appreciate it.

I hope deer season rewards you well.
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Unread 09-12-2013, 03:07 PM   #1559
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Ohs nos!!! The rear axle yoke seal is leaking on the jeep! It left maybe 10 drops on the garage floor. I guess it's about time. It's been drip free for many months now. Most CJ guys would be jealous of my drip-less rig, but not you guys eh? Got yur stuff squared away I'm sure

Okay so Matt probably has a leak free jeep too, so he's out of the joke
Geeeez... my Jeep is a POS, and IT'S leak free!
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Unread 09-14-2013, 10:16 PM   #1560
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Geeeez... my Jeep is a POS, and IT'S leak free!
Is that cause its got nothing left to leak? Haha
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