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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 05-23-2010, 04:14 PM Thread Starter
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so yeah, im starting to hate my cobalt.

i get the old axle out, the new axle wont go in. the tie rod end ball joint wont quit spinning, cant get the nut on. i dont even know what to do now. mise well just let my cobalt sit and rust.

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so yeah, im starting to hate my cobalt.

i get the old axle out, the new axle wont go in. the tie rod end ball joint wont quit spinning, cant get the nut on. i dont even know what to do now. mise well just let my cobalt sit and rust.
Why did you have to replace a axle?

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killed a cv joint.

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are you using an impact gun? air tools are your friends if you have them.
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are you using an impact gun? air tools are your friends if you have them.
Not if you over torque something. lol

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that's what torque sticks and knowledge are for.
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that's what torque sticks and knowledge are for.
Every time I used one the those I would get a lecture from my instructor at school on how inaccurate they are, I still used them.

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haha well I use them everyday at work and never have problems.
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haha well I use them everyday at work and never have problems.
Yea definitely alot easier to use.

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