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[quote author=aminzer link=topic=139088.msg2997547#msg2997547 date=1237226887]
pull it with trans....and go out the bottom but unless u dont have a lift to pick the car up than your gonna have to go out the top which isnt bad either just you need to get enough angle to let the trans hang lower so you can come straight out. obviosly with the hood off. ive done it both ways
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I have a second question to your answer. Should the D/S & P/S axle shafts be removed first or can they be left in?
 

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[quote author=Youngun link=topic=139088.msg2997693#msg2997693 date=1237230490]
[quote author=aminzer link=topic=139088.msg2997547#msg2997547 date=1237226887]
pull it with trans....and go out the bottom but unless u dont have a lift to pick the car up than your gonna have to go out the top which isnt bad either just you need to get enough angle to let the trans hang lower so you can come straight out. obviosly with the hood off. ive done it both ways
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I have a second question to your answer. Should the D/S & P/S axle shafts be removed first or can they be left in?
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you have to remove them
 

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[quote author=aminzer link=topic=139088.msg2997547#msg2997547 date=1237226887]
ive done it both ways
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ORLY?

:lol: but yeah, both times when we did mine we took both out through the top. its easier if you have a set of eyes, especially putting it back in, but its not too terribly bad.
 

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You can drop it with the axles in, just have to take them out of the wheel hubs first. I've had to do it that way twice when I didn't have a lift available, and couldn't get the car up high enough to have room for the pry bar to pop the axles out of the trans.
 

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I replaced my axles once in my car already and was going to do it again when I do my motor swap. For the life of me I couldn't get the damn things out using a pry bar. I ended up having to use a slide hammer.
 

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[quote author=Cain link=topic=139088.msg2998053#msg2998053 date=1237237907]
following in your footsteps, tony.
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LOL Cain!



Thanks guys. My brother has more expertise when it comes to this end of it and he'll be helping me this weekend when my project begins... We won't have a lift, so we'll just have to work on getting angle ahead of time. Great followup question Youngun... would have been something I would have asked next myself lol.
 
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