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Advice on Disconnecting the drive shaft

Discussion in 'Towing' started by katepace, May 7, 2013.

  1. katepace

    katepace [OP] New Member

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    I'm going to be towing my 01 4x4 Taco on a tow dolly from MT to NC. I know I need to disconnect the drive shaft before it can be safely towed. Any advice or suggestions on how to do this most efficiently?
     
  2. gasgasman

    gasgasman ASE Master Tech.

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    Why not put the transfer case in neutral?
     
  3. Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    Unbolt it at the rear differential and secure it very, very, very well to the frame (make sure the slip joint can't be pulled apart). If that's not possible, then you need to unbolt it at both ends. Mark the flanges so you put it back the same way.
     
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