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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

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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 I tried being reasonable, but I didn't like it.

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    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

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    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.. sounds to me like it’s time to get a new one.
     

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