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Gregg    Posted 11-12-2017 at 16:27:57 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Axle Housing Change
  • I need to change out a right rear axle housing on my 1950 8n.There is a race in that housing for the differential bearing (BB4221B).I found a bearing and race set NOS.I have heard never use an old bearing with a new race or vice versa.When I get in there,am I going to be able to exchange the old differential bearing for a new one without special tools or removing the differential?

    Dollar Bill    Posted 11-13-2017 at 05:43:26 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: Axle Housing Change
  • You can drive the bearing off the differential with a drift from the opposite side. Same for the race but you will need a very long drift to reach from wheel end of axle housing to center where the race is located.

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