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Puttin on a Spindel

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by CHEVY 4WD, Apr 6, 2003.

  1. CHEVY 4WD

    CHEVY 4WD 1/2 ton status

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    Ok I took off the spindle an backing plate(10bolt) but now im trying to put it back on I moved the axle ujoint and axle stub around and I cant get the spindle to go back on I can just barrley get it to go over the treads but then it wont slide all the way back(I even used a hammer lighly) if i try to put it on with out the backing plate it goes on but still not all the way Anyone know what im doing wrong? /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
  2. K5MONSTERCHEV

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    Your putting the spindle on first, correct?
     
  3. Corey 78K5

    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

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    They tend to be a tight fit. Make sure nothing is distorted or mared. Then get it all lined up and place a block of wood up aginst it and then use a hammer. The block of wood will protect the spindel. Just don't get carried away.
     
  4. CHEVY 4WD

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    But how are you gonna hit the spindle with the wood there?
    You will hit the axle stub /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     

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