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Recent content by c_anthony27

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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    I guess I spoke too soon So about another 50 miles on the jeep and i noticed this AM that dreaded puddle of rear diff fluid on the inside of the passenger rear wheel took the wheel off to take a look and the seal is leaking on the inside part where the lip of the seal meets the axle shaft...
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    For anyone following along or that might have the same issue I have about 300 miles on the jeep since i replaced the sealed with the Timken 9912S seal (i had a national seal in there before) So far so good I used the rite stuff on it around the seal and tilted the axle so the fluid ran down...
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    spent some time on it today removed everything i did notice that the retaining ring inside lip was a little course so i put it in the lathe and just gave it a really light cut to even it down and smooth it cleaned out the housing area removed the old bearings etc the axle is brand new so...
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    i still have the stock cover on mine so its not overfilled but thank you for the reply
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    yeah thats the first thing that i checked took it totally off and blew air through it there was nothing obstructing it i was hoping that would have been the issue
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    i wrote the wrong part number in my post i got the 9912s seal thanks for the info on the bolt size i have some nice flanged 3/8 fine thread nylock nuts in my hardware bin i will use i know the timken seal is a different design but would using rtv on it have any negative effect ? i really...
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    I took the rear wheel off yesterday to try and get a better look at it its leaking from the center of the seal where the axle passes through it i also noticed that 2 of the retainer ring bolts were not really snug i put some loctite on those retainer ring bolts and torqd them down to 50...
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    any chance you have a part number for them i was looking on skf’s site and they only show them for dana 35 rears and dana 44 front axles
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    jerry thanks for the info the axle is literally brand new surface on it is immaculate ill definitely try rtv on it the next time around are the any specific brand seals you recommend using ?
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    i have the one with the raised lip with disc brakes the rear was from an LJ model with factory disc brakes I have the lip of the retainer bracket facing inwards towards the center of the rear should i be using a different one ?
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    TJ Dana 44 rear axle seal leak driving me crazy

    So ive been going around in circles with the passenger side axle seal leaking on my TJ Dana 44 rear Ive changed the seals out 3 times already on them each time ive cleaned the axle area down with emery cloth cleaned the inside of the housing and all that good stuff and used brand new seals...
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    Looking for advice on 4" lift kit

    I put the zone 4” kit in my 2002 TJ a few months ago and I love it Mine is more street driven than trail driven I did the 4” zone kit off of ebay for a little over $400 i think swapped in a rear disc brake dana 44 put in a yukon carrier 4.56 gears front and rear rubicon express front trac...
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    TJ rear disc brakes

    it is still available send me a message if your interested thanks
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    Looking for owner of this 2001 Jeep Wrangler

    If you need a TJ Dana 44 I have one for sale in the parts section
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    WTB: Stock Rear Sway Bar

    i have 2 of them feel free to dm me if you need one still