What parts do I need to fix this? - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members

Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain discuss the wondrous effects of boost and your miata...

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-02-2013, 03:25 AM   #1
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 25
Total Cats: 0
Default What parts do I need to fix this?

I was hoping someone would be able to provide me with the part numbers for whatever went in here. Looks like a rubber seal and possibly a crush washer of some kind? Also, if you've had to make this fix before, did you have any issues? Thanks.

Since you cant see everything in the picture. This is where the drive shaft connects to the rear differential. When I bought the car the seller mentioned a "jingling" sound. Drove it home after buying it and noticed oil coming from the diff the next day. Thought it was one of the axle seals, but nope. The leak was coming from the spot in the pictures as well as the "jingling" sound (That notched metal piece was knocking back and forth from not being secure). Can't believe it made it all the way back honestly, but before I get it back on the road...I want to fix this.
Attached Thumbnails
What parts do I need to fix this?-976869_10151475255306699_347476698_o.jpg   What parts do I need to fix this?-976093_10151475255346699_1449247428_o.jpg  
birdzofprey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 02:08 PM   #2
Supporting Vendor
iTrader: (31)
Savington's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Posts: 14,362
Total Cats: 1,323

Pinion seal and damper. The damper is unnecessary, I remove them from every diff I build now since I've had one come apart. You'll have to remove the pinion bolt and flange to get the seal out, which will require going into the diff to set clearances again.

If you've never set a diff up before, it's either time to learn how or find a shop to do the job for you.
Savington is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 07:29 PM   #3
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 25
Total Cats: 0

Thanks for the info...much appreciation!
birdzofprey is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Project Gemini - Turbo Civic on the Cheap Full_Tilt_Boogie Build Threads 57 07-19-2017 05:11 PM
OTS Bilstein to motorsports ASN conversion stoves Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 5 04-21-2016 04:00 PM
Back to Stock Part Out!! Turbo Parts, MS2 Enhanced 01-05, Suspension, and MOAR! StratoBlue1109 Miata parts for sale/trade 16 10-02-2015 10:39 AM
Moroso Air Oil Separator Catch Can Aroundcorner Miata parts for sale/trade 2 10-01-2015 04:20 PM
Bad head gasket or ? shooterschmidty Engine Performance 8 09-30-2015 11:28 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:32 AM.