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Rear Axle Seal Replacement - What type seal?
I am replacing an inner axle seal on a 1992 4runner. What is the best seal to use? I notice there are differences.
Toyota OEM- The seal housing is all metal. Napa (National brand) - seal housing has a slight rubber coating on the outside which I assume helps to seal it when tapping it in. O-Reilly Auto Part- Seal housing is all rubber
It seems like the Toyota OEM would be the way to go, but it is all metal on the outside. Will it seal ok? Do I have to put some type of sealant on it? Or just some gear only and tap it in?
I did notice the OEM seal is deeper than the others?
Or, are the newer