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Old 11-10-2010, 01:31 AM   #1
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well i had to drive the wife to work today...As i lifted the front of the bonne off the ground early this morning and took the two front tires off to lube all the bushings i found something bad...First off LMS i started on the pass side got er lubed put the rim on and moved to the drivers side pulled the tire and found this





So needless to say i will be spending my early morning getting/installing a new drivers side cv axel and gleaning all the grease off the trans/suspension/subframe haha
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Wont be to hard to do. You can always take lots of pictures and do a write up.
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Alright i will.....I just got up and around couldnt fall asleep last night and didnt fall out till about 5 and even then it was kind of crappy sleep lol im heading out to get my new axel in a few and i will do a write up this time ha funny part is its been like that for ohh idk 2-3 months..I know cause its been screaming and shaking hehe
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I'm doing the same thing to my 04. Again.
Be careful what axles you get. Maybe its just my car, but it really hates cheap axles. Ive busted up 2 pairs of GSP axles from Advance Auto, and one pair of Dormans from Rock Auto. Its 3 set of GSPs are coming out sometime in the next 2 days (provided we dont get another freak nor'easter this week!) and I got some good used OEMs from Morad sitting here waiting to go in. New OEMS go for $450ea! So I'm hoping the ones I got from Morad solve the problem. I think especially with my FE5, it is really picky about tolerances, the stiffer suspension just transfers any sort of vibrations right back to the steering wheel, even though it hardly sits any higher with the FE5 than it did on the FE1 struts/springs. (max difference at rest is less than a 1/4" in height).

So be careful what axles you get. Hopefully your car is less picky than mine about what goes in there. Theres a reason the aftermarket junk is cheaper. 2 of the GSP axles I had showed signs of the boots failing within a month.

I ended up getting the special slide hammer attachment to pull the axles out. Makes things so much easier for the $30 I spent to get it. No more tearing up the trans case, or prying them out.
At least get ones that have a warranty and keep the receipt safe. All the aftermarket ones Ive seen when doing axles for various cars are pretty poorly built, low tolerances for balance, and the boots are just poorly made and don't flex well.
Just a FWIW.
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I've done axel'* on FWD"* so many times it take me about 20-25 mins from start to finish and i ended up working the afternoon so i didnt get to it today but i plan for the morning full write up with pics will b posted when done

but today while at the JY to get an axel after removing the tie rod axel nut and ball joint nut while prying the control arm down my pry bar slipped and before i knew what even happend hit me right dead square in my upper lip gashing it open causing me to have to get 3 stitches...oon the inside of my lip after spitting out ALOT of blood
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Hmm, nice. Even I know thats bad.
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okay well its all fixed i will post the write up in a bit i have to go to the parts store real quick to turn in the core
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