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Re: MF 35 rear axle seal

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spawneydave

05-01-2011 12:09:18
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Thanks for this post, I need to replace both seals on my fergie back axles as the brakes are soaked & have been looking at the service manual which shows a special tool being used to drill & split the collar, I think I will take the advice & find a workshop that will do the job for me :)




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DavidP, South Wales

05-01-2011 12:23:01
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 Re: MF 35 rear axle seal in reply to spawneydave, 05-01-2011 12:09:18  
Hi,
After you have removed the collar it is possible to remove the hub by letting the axle shaft fall inner end on onto an anvil or something similar. It is physically quite hard work but can be done.
Replacement of the seal is straightforward. In fact you only have to replace the inner seals to prevent oil passing through. its a good idea to do both though. The other possible problem is that you will have to heat the collar to replace it. This can be done in a domestic fire (done it in a woodburner) but you will only have one chance to fit the collar. If it has not expanded enough it will start cooling and shrinking the instant it gets jammed on the shaft.
I would suggest that you get a fixed price for the job first.
DavidP, South Wales

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spawneydave

05-02-2011 01:23:04
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 Re: MF 35 rear axle seal in reply to DavidP, South Wales, 05-01-2011 12:23:01  
I was wondering if anyone has modified this by fitting a split collar which would make for an easier operation in future, they seem to be an off the shelf item though I have not checked the size yet



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masseynut(Australia)

05-02-2011 03:02:50
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 Re: MF 35 rear axle seal in reply to spawneydave, 05-02-2011 01:23:04  
For ten bucks a throw, why would you bother. Better to drill with a pistol drill, split with a cold chisel, and renew afterwards. Evan.



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DavidP, South Wales

05-02-2011 07:11:14
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 Re: MF 35 rear axle seal in reply to masseynut(Australia), 05-02-2011 03:02:50  
Hi,
I have not heard of any split collar option. I would want to be pretty sure that the tractor and hub weren't going to part comapany at any time in the future....and there's only one way to do that!!!!
DavidP



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spawneydave

05-02-2011 10:52:42
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 Re: MF 35 rear axle seal in reply to DavidP, South Wales, 05-02-2011 07:11:14  
I wouldn"t think there would be any risk involved provided they were installed correctly, they are designed for the job, however the removal was easier than I exspected so will probably just go with the originals as they have been on there at least 25 years & possibly since 1958, so I dont supose I will be in there again for a while.

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DavidP, South Wales

05-02-2011 14:52:16
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 Re: MF 35 rear axle seal in reply to spawneydave, 05-02-2011 10:52:42  
Hi,
Thanks for the link. I would not feel at all happy fitting one of these in place of the shrink-on collar. I don't think you will have the same amount of 'grip' on the shaft. These are to hold bearings in place. We are talking about holding an axle shaft in on a tractor here.
The tractor is likely to be subject to considerable side loads if working across a slope for example.
Evan, if you read this, what are your thoughts on these retainers?
Cheers
DavidP

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spawneydave

05-03-2011 04:55:26
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 Re: MF 35 rear axle seal in reply to DavidP, South Wales, 05-02-2011 14:52:16  

thanks for the help folks, as I said it was not that dificult really just need a slim drill & a sharp chisel, I used the recommended method of post hammering the shaft onto a sleeper to remove the bearings which worked fine & gave me a workout in the process. the tractor is a 1958 35 which I have owned & abused for 25 years, it pretty much only gets used for cutting grass & with a back box on for moving stuff, although now I have finished my landrover restoration I might give it a bit of a going over & some new paint next winter.

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