just finished changing out the front cv axle on the truck. i wheel mine pretty hard and always carry a spare axle in the toolbox just in case so i wanted to challenge myself to change it out using only the tools i keep on the truck just to prove i could do it on the trail if need be.
well i got as far as being ready to pop the axle out and ran into a problem, i couldnt get enough force to pop the c-clip loose that holds the axle into the housing. typically one would use a slide hammer to pop it out but i dont carry one on the truck. so this got me to thinking what could i use, well i found out that that the prybar looking end on the factory lug wrench would hook it just enough to pop the axle out.
just figured i would give everyone that info just incase you find yourself trying to change one out and cant get it loose.