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From: cleve, Ohio. U.S.A.
Registered: Apr 2002

posted 05-26-2002 08:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for A66GT   Click Here to Email A66GT     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
i have a 1970 n case with a 370 traction loc 28 spline .
the pass. side axle goes all the way in except for about a 1/16th". on the drivers side if you look into the end where the spline is at , theres like a doulble set of splines and i cant get my axle in because the splines are not lined up. whats the trick here gents.Thankyou....Allen

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V8 Thumper

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From: Orange, Ca. United States of America
Registered: Dec 2001

posted 05-26-2002 11:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hmmm, sounds like you've got a bad differential , you'd better send it to me

I CAN'T FIND ONE OF THOSE IF MY LIFE DEPENDED ON IT, at least one that's not junk.

Seriously, you're saying that the side gears (splined 'socket') is in two pieces? I'll admit I'm no Trac-loc experet technician, but it sounds like you've got side gear problems .

On the other side, you say the axle won't seat completely? Is it bottoming out on the pin? To check your spline engagement, grease the splines on the axle, stab them into place, and measure the grease 'smear'. You should have no more than 1 5/8" engagement before you start bottoming out... if so, you've got a mismatched set of axles to that housing. You'd better give me that differential after all {j/k}

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