Originally Posted by RWKHaus
Come on Blaine. You know what he was asking. Or at least what it sure sounds like he was asking. There is only one item with a "lip" that can be mislabeled like that.
The axle shaft Seal retainer plate lip faces(protrudes) on the side with the axle seal (inward), on a common disc brake setup D44 rear axle.
Actually I don't because there is a backing plate with a dust shield that has a lip on it that can be put on either direction.
And NO ONE would ever call a retainer a backing plate that expected a sensible answer.
No worries though, the next time you send me money for loaded backing plates for a disc brake conversion, I will remember this post and more than happily send over a pair of disc brake axle retainers along with a copy of this thread.
I strongly suspect your demand for accurate nomenclature will rise accordingly and in dramatic fashion.