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Removing side gear intershaft assembly from front Diff?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BlackSeven, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. Apr 8, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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    BlackSeven

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    I'm swapping front diffs through the exchange program with ECGS and I got to this point where I'm supposed to use an SST to remove the gear and swap it to the new differential...... Uh, what can I use that is similar to this device without royal effing up anything?

    front diff.jpg
     
  2. Apr 8, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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    I had to pop open the clam shell, then used a pry bar to basically pop it out from the bottom very carefully prying off the cross. It's only held by a retaining ring, like a cv shaft.
     
  3. Apr 8, 2012 at 11:02 AM
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  5. Apr 8, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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    I had a very long very slender punch from harbor freight and I was able to punch it out from the otherside. Was suprisingly easy, just enough force to overcome the clip, didn't leave any marks on the stubshaft.
     
  6. Apr 10, 2012 at 1:10 PM
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