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    I guess if the shaft was machined down and sleeve was pressed on tight, it would move. But I think the grooves came from having barely any deflection and actually connected the metal of the seal, which would wear down the sleeve. I sent pictures to RCV and they said it was most likely dirt or metal that got between the seal to do that. I did have a bunch of mud and dirt in the axle housing, but I didn't notice any metal around the seals. There was the typical shavings stuck to the magnets of the diff cover, but not excessive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 17xJKU View Post
    I guess if the shaft was machined down and sleeve was pressed on tight, it would move. But I think the grooves came from having barely any deflection and actually connected the metal of the seal, which would wear down the sleeve. I sent pictures to RCV and they said it was most likely dirt or metal that got between the seal to do that. I did have a bunch of mud and dirt in the axle housing, but I didn't notice any metal around the seals. There was the typical shavings stuck to the magnets of the diff cover, but not excessive.

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    Wouldn't move... dang typos.

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    I use this product at work. And would work much better than Jb weld. Hardens like metal and can be machined. Will make the shaft like new again


    https://www.enecon.com/product-duralloy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbo21 View Post
    I use this product at work. And would work much better than Jb weld. Hardens like metal and can be machined. Will make the shaft like new again


    https://www.enecon.com/product-duralloy

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    Dang, seems like good stuff. That might be what they used at my work on the shafts for our fans for the car ovens. I wish I would have known about it sooner, as I've already put the JB weld on. I don't think it's enough area to even hurt anything once I sand and smooth it. I guess if it wears down or cracks, I'll look into that stuff. Thanks.

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