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Old 04-02-2010
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Major axle issue?

So i took my drums off on my 93' and noticed there was about an inch of play on the axle shaft. One side has more play than the other, but just wondering if anything is completely ****ed
anyone have this problem before? It could be the C-clips?
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Pics might help. Didn't someone warn you about trading trucks? Sucks that you're having an issue with it.
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they will move a pretty good amount if you cant pull them all the way out there is nothing to worry about. and were the hell are the pictures of this truck
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AN INCH!!?!?!?? WOW....



There shouldn't be more than 1/4" or so of play. And even then, that's pretty excessive. It's a c-clip axle trait to have a little bit of play. Best bet is to pull the cover and inspect. Even better, pull those shafts.



Didn't we all basically tell you to walk away from this trade?????? May this be a preview of what's to come with that truck...
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don't want to be a dick, but this could be why they were selling it...
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Ok so turns out its ok, its normal to have that much play in order to change the c-clips.. but no guys the reason I took the trade was I get employee discount at lordco auto parts because I worked there for a long time. And my dad and I have been doing all the work on it, also my best buddies dad owns a local shop so we have access to all the commercial tools and **** which helps a ton. Wheel alignment, full tune up, oil change, diff oil change, rad flush, exhaust is all being done tomorrow morning!
I will update WITH PICS TOMORROW!!
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so uh.....was the crosspin removed??? THEN you see the 1" play. If not, there's still something wrong...
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Not sure, something was missing that he replaced it tho and its fine.
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