CV Gone Bye bye's

Submitted: Wednesday, Jul 14, 2004 at 21:43
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Well pulled the front diff apart today and the drivers side CV is not there any more lol . It has detonated big time , we pulled apart the passanger side to find 3 major cracks , so it was ready to detenate also . I rang up A&F drive shafts who replaced them 2 years ago , they took one look and replaced them under warranty, so happy with that . Problem is , its destroid the axle now , so will see what they can do about that tomorrow . aparantly they had problems with a batch of CV's ( hmmmm ) reconds all sorted now .

I was happy that they said to replaice them withought a struggle , he took one look and said yep ,,, on us this one ,,,, got to be happy with that service
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Reply By: Member - JohnR (Vic) - Wednesday, Jul 14, 2004 at 21:54

Wednesday, Jul 14, 2004 at 21:54
Eric, am glad you don't have to wear all of the cost of the other night, but it seems like your mates will crawl out too.

Take care mate.........
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Follow Up By: Bonz (Vic) - Wednesday, Jul 14, 2004 at 21:57

Wednesday, Jul 14, 2004 at 21:57
Definitely great customer service and glad you can get it sorted easily, after your heroic efforts Eric.
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Reply By: terracan tim - Thursday, Jul 15, 2004 at 18:12

Thursday, Jul 15, 2004 at 18:12
so are you planing on just a day trip for the 24/25 or going to stay over night with kids as my kids are looking foreward to meeting yours so will the truck be ready for the weekend after what you have found. Hope you can teach me how to use my new gps seem to be having trouble with the map side ozexplorer the gps and the maps dont seem to match have the raster set of maps and downloaded the map files from ozexplorer then loaded them to my laptop and pda still no luck must be doing someting wrong

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Reply By: Member - Ken - Thursday, Jul 15, 2004 at 22:37

Thursday, Jul 15, 2004 at 22:37
Evening Eric

Mate! I have been watching with avid interest on the forum the 'trials and tribulations' of Eric over the past year or so. (Most impressive if I may say so.

Tonight I checked out your rig specs and for the life of me I can't figure out how a guy/member with such a rig has come upon this misfortune.

Please enlighten me re this dilema.

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Follow Up By: Member Eric - Friday, Jul 16, 2004 at 17:39

Friday, Jul 16, 2004 at 17:39
Sorry Ken , I dont understand the question, You dont understand how I broke it ? or why i was there doing the recovery ?

CV broke due to been a infirior shaft that I replaced 2 years ago , and a worn bush did contribute . I have now replaiced both with CV's from Don Kyat + 2 new axles and new bushes , so all is new again
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Reply By: Mick - Friday, Jul 16, 2004 at 09:24

Friday, Jul 16, 2004 at 09:24
We always break CV's on our race truck, but thats because of how we drive it!
Its always the shortest that breaks first, as there's not enough twist in the axle to take up the load, compared to the long side.
GU patrol axle and CV's arent cheap.

Good luck
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Follow Up By: Member Eric - Friday, Jul 16, 2004 at 17:40

Friday, Jul 16, 2004 at 17:40
CV's were $195 for 2 Genuine axles from Don Kyat were $190. each , so very happy with that
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