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OUTBACKWBEER!
06-07-2007, 06:23 AM
I was on a cruise down in Eugene with some friends...after pizza I cruised over to a friends . We then headed up this short hill at about 20mph and BANG..BANG...((BANG))) ...CLUNK))) ...CLUNK)))....


:shock:

My friend Bryan hooked up a tow strap and put it in Neutral...no change...
I jack up the right front where it seemed to be coming from....The CV was ok until I grabbed the inside where it meets the final drive...very loose inside!

A buddy had a trailer and towed my outback back up to my shop ..100miles!

I finally got into it last night....and found this part after draining the f. diff and fishing with a magnet...

I should be up and running by Sat. my cost $680.81 for all parts complete.. and my labor.
Good thing I'm a mechanic... it's about a 2k job!!! :twisted:
https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2007/06/4eatringgear-1.jpg

Reason
06-07-2007, 07:58 AM
Ouch, good luck with it, let us know how you make out.

pdawg
06-07-2007, 03:23 PM
That really sux. :-(
Take some pics please.

badbasser98
06-07-2007, 03:40 PM
always sucks to see an injured scoob. :-(

+1 for pics

shazapple
06-08-2007, 12:37 AM
well, it had a good hard life at least!

OUTBACKWBEER!
06-15-2007, 08:09 AM
I'm on the road again...Wahoo! :grin:

I love the new Rallitek trans mount bushing ...shifts are smoother...!

I'll post some more pics soon...

OUTBACKWBEER!
06-16-2007, 11:32 AM
https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2007/06/ringpinion-1.jpg

https://sl-i.net/FORUM/images/imported/2007/06/f-1.jpg