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Hub Leak

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by TXsizeK5, Apr 20, 2003.

  1. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    Tiny drops of oil seep out when i drive out of the hubs in the 14bff it happened before so i RTV'd it. And it stilld oes it a bit, I duno if i tightened the bolts enuf, i know they are super tight, should i go ahead and tighten them more?
     
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    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I think Randys ring and pinion has a torque spec sheet in one of his tech articles check there for tightness.
     
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    Nevermind I found it 115 ft/lbs on the axle flange's.

    -Brian
     
  4. TXsizeK5

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    thanks... i need to get me a torque wrnech!
     
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    No problem. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    -Brian
     
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    make sure both surfaces are clean and your fingers are clean before you apply the rtv. It should work fine as long as their isn't gearlube on the surfaces!!
     

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