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Old 10-03-2009
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Broken axles

I want to hear everyones experience with broken Ranger axles. How often does this occur?? I mean, isn't this why everyone upgrades to expo axles? Lets see some ranger 28spline carnage...!
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28 spline, No Slip installed. Was spinning in 4L in snow at Centralia, snapped shaft when it caught. TRASHED both backing plates, shattered pass side shaft. Rebuilt entire axle in Holiday Inn parking lot. Made friends that will last a lifetime!.....thanks Tom and John!
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7.5 28 spline...trying to go up a little hill climb and in the 3rd try my pass tire bounced up and started spinning and then came down and got traction and it snapped the cross pin in half...luckily only an 8 dollar fix. want to get expo of fx4 lvl 2 axles but dont have the
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how about splitting the carrier in half? lol

screw any c-clip axle.

And I've bent the flange on an 8.8 axle shaft too

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