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Driving without Front axles?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by drew02a, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. Aug 6, 2009 at 8:33 AM
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    drew02a

    drew02a [OP] Rocking your mom's world Since 1997

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    I removed my front axles and am shipping them off to have some custom ones fabricated. :D

    Can I drive my truck without them whilst I wait?
     
  2. Aug 6, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Did you pull your 3rd member out too?
     
  3. Aug 6, 2009 at 11:19 AM
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    drew02a

    drew02a [OP] Rocking your mom's world Since 1997

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    [Front axles] Left the clamshell in.
     
  4. Aug 6, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    disco the front drive shaft, so the gears are not turning in the front diff., and you should be ok.
     
  5. Aug 6, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    drew02a

    drew02a [OP] Rocking your mom's world Since 1997

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    Sweetness.

    I'm not sure if you've visited my build thread, but it was there that RCV performance offered to build me some stronger custom prototype front axles in the midst of our discussion of whether the OEM ones would hold up to the abuse generated by my front locker. They should much beefier. I can't wait to try and break them.
     
  6. Aug 6, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Awsome! Keep us posted! :)
     
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