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    How far in do the rear hub grease seals go on a 1940 ford rear axel?
    Eastern Connecticut

  • #2
    Put them in just under the snap ring like the Model A with no gap between the two
    3 ~ Tudor's
    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"

    Mitch's Auto Service ctr


    • #3
      On the 40, the snap ring is against the bearing, not the seal. The seal goes in after the snap ring.
      Eastern Connecticut


      • Mitch
        Mitch commented
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        It's been a while since I did that style.

      • 2manycars
        2manycars commented
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        Appearantly they were made with a snap ring only for the seal, a snap ring only for the bearing, and snap rings for both. Mine has one for the bearing, so I installed it and drove the seal against the snap ring.

      • Mitch
        Mitch commented
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        I would have placed the seal against it just like you did

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