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Axle storage, will this work?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by divorced, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. divorced

    divorced 3/4 ton status

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    I have a lot of rear ends that I need to store in a little space. Would it be ok to stand them up on their end, like on one tire? Will it be ok for all the oil to go down the axle tube and leave the differential dry?
     
  2. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    i would dump oil . the seal most likly wont hold that much. and if in dry place dont see why not o.k.
     
  3. BurbLover

    BurbLover 1/2 ton status

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    I'd say maybe you need to look at your life at get rid of some of them biguns!! Nobody needs a bunch of fat asses just lying around :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:
     
  4. divorced

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    Well... at least I didn't type it this way.
    :haha: :haha: :haha:
     
  5. diesel4me

    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Make a rack!

    You would be better off making a rack,and hanging them horizontally,like they are in the truck,and leaving the oil in..(got any old frames around??--they make a nice axle rack! :D ).we tried standing them vertically at the junkyard--even after plugging the vent tube,they leaked out of the axle seals eventually...those we drained rusted from condensation!--the ones left under junk trucks usually survived the best!... :crazy:
     
  6. rdn2blazer

    rdn2blazer 1 ton status Premium Member

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    currie enterprises (axles) stores there axles horizontal on racks also, so do most axle shops for that reason.
     
  7. divorced

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    Thanks everyone for the info. Maybe I should just sell some of them? No... that's no fun.
     
  8. CyberSniper

    CyberSniper 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Pull the drums and put them on a rack with the pinion either stock or down. You can build a rack out of either angle iron and channel or old frames.
     

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