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baja1d
06-03-2010, 08:06 AM
Extra Axle Parts???

After reassembling my '76 FJ40 front axle I came up w/ these two metal rings. They seemed a little too stout to be the reminence of an old seal that I removed and I'm concerned that they're suppose to be in the axle and not on the work bench! Any ideas and orientation pictures would be helpful.

Jacket
06-03-2010, 08:53 AM
Those kinda look familiar to me, as if maybe I pulled some of those out of my axle as well a few years back when I did my first front axle service. Maybe some kind of bearing retainer?

baja1d
06-03-2010, 09:01 AM
Got an answer on Mudd:

"Don't worry about them.

They were used for a very short time with a different style front wheel bearing seal."

Blackdiamond72
06-03-2010, 09:49 AM
Ditto, found them when I did the mini truck disk conversion on my 69. They fit into the old bearings.

nuclearlemon
06-03-2010, 10:02 AM
Up, hub bearing washers. You don't need them