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I have had a small leak for a while but it's bugge me enough to where I wanna take care of it. It doesn't puddle under the truck, hell the pics I post are after I smear it so it's more visible. Extremely small but I want to fix it
Nonetheless less. Anyone can point me in the right direction please let
Me know! Thanks guys

 

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Weird place for a leak. Looks like it could be welded.
 

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That's what my buddy and I were talkin about doing. Didn't knownif there was any other way
 

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If you didn't want to weld it, you could probably just clean it up real good with some brake cleaner and put some silicone on it. I personally would weld it and make it more permanent, but silicone will probably work for quite a while
 

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If you wanted to weld it-- you would probably have to remove the rear axle-- dissamble the parts, pre-heat the cast iron and then weld it.

Lots of work for a small seeping of oil.

I would clean the area with a wire brush and carb cleaner-- paste a little JB Weld over the area and repaint.
 

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Yes cast iron is tricky to weld altho it can be done it would be a long process all for that small or a leak. I agree with cleaning it really good and use some JB weld. If it was me thats what id do.
 

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It shouldn't be cast, I welded the axle tubes on the Dana 80 in my cummins with a normal wire feed

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