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Old 10-13-2012, 11:54 PM
Screamintrashcan Screamintrashcan is offline
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If this is the same unit or measured at the same length as the previous unit, you simply have a spline mating problem. the axle disconnect is associated with the pass side axle, sort of... I would try to elevate the inner end with a wedge of some sort, via the axle joint access. Splines can be a real bear to line up, if they're in good condition. I take it that the splines are not aligning. The right side has an 'alignment ball' that helps center the outer axle to the inner coupling, I can't remember having any trouble getting the axle in, once the splines match up, on the drivers side.
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