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Old 06-10-2017, 10:20 AM   #1
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I was so angry I took an axe to my car today...

....to remove the driveshaft axle. That sucker did not want to come out! Taped some wood to it, sprayed with PB Blaster, and hammered away. Regular hammer had no effect.



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Old 06-10-2017, 10:45 AM   #2
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The "Get me a bigger hammer" approach...I love it.
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Bigger is better. Technically, I think that is a splitting maul.
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Old 06-10-2017, 11:39 AM   #4
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Why all this work?
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Grease everything well when you put it back together. Including the splines and the threads. Then next time, and hopefully there will not be a next time, that you go back in there it will come apart very easily.
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I was picturing horrible things while this thread was loading.
Glad to see you found the right tool for the job!
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Fascinating pic. Man did I laugh... that little skinny axle...

thx 4uploading!
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keep the axe (splitting maul) handy; you will probably need it to get the cv off.

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I expected an axe sticking out of the side of a car when I opened this thread.
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Old 06-10-2017, 03:39 PM   #10
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Old 06-10-2017, 06:50 PM   #11
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Why all this work?
For one little ol' torn CV boot. Replaced both boots and the transmission mount while I was there.

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