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Is there a "How to" for removing/installing front axle half shafts?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Stillfly199, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. Feb 21, 2010 at 10:40 AM
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    I couldnt find anything when I searched. Anyone got any info?
     
  2. Feb 21, 2010 at 9:53 PM
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    Bump. How do you take them off?
     
  3. Feb 21, 2010 at 10:08 PM
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  4. Feb 21, 2010 at 10:34 PM
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  5. Feb 21, 2010 at 11:44 PM
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    I don't know why that guy did not drain the diff fluid first...
     
  6. Feb 21, 2010 at 11:49 PM
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    Ya, that would have saved him a big mess. Or maybe he did and that was all that was left over. I thought that it was just grease that was in the cv boots?
     
  7. Feb 22, 2010 at 12:36 AM
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    Yeah, grease in the CVs, but when you pull the axle shaft out of the front diff it opens up that side and allows some of the diff oil to flow out. Either drain and re-fill before doing the job, or just be ready to catch the oil under the side of the differential and then top it off with some fresh oil.

    Good link on TTORA, i'll keep that in mind. Seems like a real easy swap.
     
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    I need to change the oil anyways, so I will probably drain it all before and then just put new stuff in after.

     
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