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Rear diff cover leaking

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by mikewazalski, Nov 2, 2018.

  1. Nov 2, 2018 at 6:50 PM
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    mikewazalski

    mikewazalski [OP] New Member

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    hi all
    Mi diff was leaking from the bottom because it was so rusted
    Was told i have to replace whole thing
    Tried to weld it
    Didnt work
    Cowered it with jb weld
    Its holding good for now
    Any ideas how to fix in on budget
    Any other wehicles diff/axle would work
    Thanks
     
  2. Nov 2, 2018 at 6:53 PM
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    15whtrd

    15whtrd Mr. Blonde

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    TRD Pro suspension, 2015 TRD Pro headlights, 20% ceramic tinted windows, charcoal filter delete, aFe drop in pro s dry air filter, TRD airflow accelerator, TRD oil fill cap, TRD 18 psi radiator cap, BDX Bullydog tuner, Weathertech floor mats front and rear, rear seat fold down mod, Tyger soft tonneau cover, Linex with uv protection, TRD swaybar, TRD center caps, TRD Pro grille insert, aluminum oil filter canister, Real truck tailgate seal, Pop-n-lock tailgate lock actuator, rear diff breather relocate.
    I think you can buy a new cover and have it welded on, as long as the rest of the rear end is ok.
     
  3. Nov 2, 2018 at 6:56 PM
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    mikewazalski

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    All botom of diff is rusted(cover and core) I dont think weld will hold
     
  4. Nov 2, 2018 at 9:22 PM
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    OR18TRD

    OR18TRD Pândâ Crëw

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    Suspension: front- Bilsein 6112 set at 1.9”; Rear- bilstein 5160 with maxtrac 1” shackel. Wheels: Method MR308 roost wheels 18x9” +18 offset. Tires: 275/70/18 Goodyear wrangler DuraTrac’s Removed front mudflaps and moved front wheel well liner forward. Bakflip MX4 Tonneau cover Line-x premium bed liner aFe CAI Rear differential breather moved behind taillight Debadged Windows tinted 20% ESP locking long box rear seat storage OEM all weather mats
    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.. sounds to me like it’s time to get a new one.
     

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