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the seal is located on the inside of the steering knuckle on these. i've included a picture, hope this helps. Any feedback is well appreciated, and please except when satisfied with my answer.
REMOVAL NOTE: Raise the vehicle and support with suitable safety stands.Remove or disconnect the following:
INSTALLATION CAUTION: Always use the correct fastener in the proper location. When you replace a fastener, use ONLY the exact part number for that application. The manufacturer will call out those fasteners that require a replacement after removal. The manufacturer will also call out the fasteners that require thread lockers or thread sealant. UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED, do not use supplemental coatings (paints, greases, or other corrosion Inhibitors) on threaded fasteners or fastener joint interfaces. Generally, such coatings adversely affect the fastener torque and joint clamping force, and may damage the fastener. When you install fasteners, use the correct tightening sequence and specifications. Following these instructions can help you avoid damage to parts and systems.Install or connect the following:
The axle is a half shaft, it should just be bolted to the flange on the differencial. I'll include a blow up view. Let me know if this is the style you have. It should be.
Here is a blow up of the differencial. The seal i understand is # XXXXX