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Old 06-23-2011, 06:20 PM
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8.8 axle shaft o-ring

Does anyone know the purpose of the O-ring on the end of the axle shaft in the groove where the C-clip goes? Also, what side of it should the C-clip be installed? In all the literature I've seen don't recall it being mentioned except in one video and it didn't specify what side.
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I'm not sure of the purpose, probably to help keep too much oil from the pumpkin from getting into the axle tube from cornering (WAG). C-clips go on the inboard side of the axle shaft.
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