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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-21-2004, 11:53 PM
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Front driveshaft removal

The vehicle in question is a '78 Blazer all-time 4wd. I am trying to take off my front driveshaft and I'm having problems. It appears to be connected to the transfer case with a flange by four bolts, but I've got the bolts off and it's not coming. I replaced the sparkplugs, wires, cap and rotor as soon as I bought the truck (3/7/04) and I wouldn't doubt that they were the ones Chevy put in in '77, so I don't know is there is something else holding this driveshaft together or if it is just stuck. I don't want to start whacking it with a hammer/cold chisel and break the case because I didn't disconnect something. I'm sure people have broken/replaced these, what am I missing?


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post #2 of (permalink) Old 04-22-2004, 12:12 AM
 
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Re: Front driveshaft removal

give it a tapperoo on the u-joint itself. who cares if it brewaks....you're replacing anyways
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post #3 of (permalink) Old 04-22-2004, 01:11 AM
 
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Re: Front driveshaft removal

thay allways stick at the falange a good smack or yanking it relley hard bay hand ushaley seems to woork, if all 4 bolts are out thare should be nothing elts holding it
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