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#1 opus

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Posted 03 May 2004 - 06:54 PM

Before I tear into it, anything I need to know? Never done one before. Read a few posts here but nothing conclusive.

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#2 86subaru

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Posted 03 May 2004 - 08:01 PM

be carefull not to mess up the threads on the axle where the axle nut goes on ,like i did

#3 shaggy_in_ky

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Posted 03 May 2004 - 11:55 PM

I just finished this project today.. did both sides...
It really wasn't that bad.. It was the first repair I have ever really done on a sube...on;y took about 45 mins each side and a 12 pack:drunk: ..lol
The only thing I can say is watch your threads on the end of the axle ... and when it comes to the pin near the tranny... Use an allen wrench and a pair of vice grips to run it thru... be careful not to jam it in the hole...cuz it's not easy to remove:banghead: ..lol..

#4 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 12:00 AM

A 3/16" pin punch would be more advisable for the roll pin on the DOJ.

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#5 Turbone

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 03:35 AM

A manual would be a good idea also :D

#6 MilesFox

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Posted 04 May 2004 - 12:42 PM

put the round part of a ball peen hammer on the axle shaft dimple to finish driving it all the way thru. (after you remove the axle nut from the initial pounding.)




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