Gears & Axles - replacing pinon seal help!!
05-06-2009, 07:35 PM
im in the middle of replacing the pinion seal on my 94 z. It has the stock 10 bolt under it. I have the yoke off and ready to remove the pinion seal, but the bastard wont move! any tips or tricks?? I need help asap! thanks guys!
05-06-2009, 07:37 PM
if its the factory seal its just in there really good. Use a seal puller or a big prybar to remove it. Be careful to not bang up your pinion though. It took some muscle to get the seal out when I rebuilt my rear end.
05-06-2009, 09:44 PM
Yup, and be sure to use a new crush collar and set the bearing preload.
05-06-2009, 10:28 PM
finally got the bitch out! damn...nothing like 15 years of grime and road junk and a stubborn seal to ruin your day!