Type 44 rear differential seal

james accordino ssgacc at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 1 19:11:30 EDT 2001

--- quk at isham-research.freeserve.co.uk wrote:
> However - it looks like my right rear differential
> seal is kaput.
> Anyone change one of these on a Torsen Type 44?  I
> can
> put the car on stands for ten days or so when I get
> to
> Germany - doesn't look that complicated.
I replaced ALL the seals on ALL the boxes last fall. 
Thats the very large, odd seal if I remember
correctly.  On my rear diff. the front seal leaked.  I
thought it was "bad" but based on the amount of fluid
still in the case it looked worse than it was.  I
dropped all the boxes and cleaned and replaced
everything "soft".  I wish in hindsight that I had
replaced the bearing directly behind the front seal. 
I checked it carefully and had some suspicions that I
should have replaced it.  I think it takes most of the
abuse in this box.  All went well with the install. 
Just needed to find a correct sized driver.  Good

Jim Accordino

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