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Old 11-27-2006, 07:24 AM   #1
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Exclamation Loud CRACKING NOISE NEED HELP NOW!!!!

I found that my left half shaft is broken and i cant get the piece out of my tranny and for some reason it still makes the noise when the left ones not hooked up what could it be and how the do i get that damn half shaft out of the tranny this SUCKS!!! my car has been up on jack stands for 5 days and with a totaled svt focus and my racing focus in the shop for the pistons rods and crap stated below i am out of a car now...... HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!! I JUST NEED TO GET THAT DAMN THING OUT OF THE TRANNY PLEASE!!!!


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Old 11-27-2006, 09:23 AM   #2
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If you take the right axle shaft out you can get a 3/16" rod through the differential from the right side and tap the broken piece out.It is making noise because the broken stub is not supported.(I am assuming you have not broken your spyder or side gears)Make sure you put a magnet in there and get any loose bits that might be in there as they will destroy your diff gears if you don't.
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Old 11-27-2006, 04:21 PM   #3
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thanks man u save me once again appreciate it... I just thought of taking it off and u diffenetly helped my thought u rock
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Old 11-28-2006, 07:11 AM   #4
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Hey ummm where would i get something like that because it will have to be long enough to reach out from the car because i cant hammer a 15 inch stake theres no room...... air hammers out of the question so.... let me know where i could get something like that thanks i appreciate it
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Old 11-28-2006, 01:50 PM   #5
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bump wheere would i find that rod like that...
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Old 11-28-2006, 02:35 PM   #6
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sorry i was busy today.Homo depot,lowes or any good parts place will have 3/16 round stock steel.Just buy a 4 foot piece and cut it around 20" should be enough.I actually have an old Ford solid stainless steel antenna I cut off that I use.Shorter you can make it the better as it is a little thin.Shouldn't take much to get it out...good luck.
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Ya i got it out thanks man im going to put the new halfshaft 2day i hope its not a side gear or a spider gear..... if so i going to have to drop my 302 in it heh.... I have to wait for my insurance check to get in then i could do it i wrecked my infra red svt have 2 broken ribs and a hairline fracture on my ankle. I going to get some money big time.
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