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Half Shaft Removal


  • If the hand brake is off the shaft can be rotated to provide a good angle for the wrench.
  • The socket heads were filled with dirt. I used a small screwdriver to clean them enough for th socket wrench.
  • Break the socket head bolts loose using a 3/8 in. drive wrench.
  • The original bolts on my car were 5 mm Allen hex.
  • A break bar on the lug bolts can act to counter the force.
Last modified: Sun, 10 Nov 2002


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