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Unread 01-18-2013, 02:38 PM   #1
turbonusse2
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dana 300 leaking after seal skit

well my dana 300 was leaking where the shims are for the bearing on the front drive shaft part (in the back next to the fill plug). has anyone else had this problem or know of a way that i can fix it. i did new seals to fix this in particular and hat having oil leaking on the garage floor. any help is appreciated.

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Unread 01-18-2013, 03:07 PM   #2
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Yeah you can unscrew it and use laquer to coat the shims both sides .i heard thats what the factory did.use laquer from hardware store. What i did was coat both sides with a thin layer covering completely with permatex super 300. That might change your end play slightly.the laquer supposedly wont.
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Unread 01-19-2013, 06:02 AM   #3
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Agear is correct use spray lacquer
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Unread 01-19-2013, 07:59 AM   #4
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Awesome. Thanks
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