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Old 02-21-2008, 11:12 AM
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Driveshaft eek-a-eek-a-eek

Center support bearing.

Ahhh did my 300cd last summer.

Never even looked at the sdl yet.

In prep for this, same??

Drop the back half - slip it out - etc.

Any advice to save time as time is limited.

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Old 02-21-2008, 11:46 AM
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One nice tool I find to get into the flex disc's is an air ratchet. break them all loose w/ a wrnch, but the air ratchet(not impact gun) really makes it a quick job.

I had to do mine twice, as the shop I PAYED to install the first one messed it up, only went a few K's. the second time around I was at home w/ my air ratchet, very quick job.

Order in the metal washer sheild thingys front and rear, too. I am pretty sure that is why mine failed- the sheild wore thru the seal.
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Old 02-21-2008, 11:54 AM
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the SDL will be a pain in the A##... lots of stuff in the way...
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