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Old 02-26-2023, 09:28 PM
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Oooooo that's NASTY!

Good luck with that!
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Old 02-27-2023, 10:12 AM
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Time for some HCl acid!
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Because I have a new hub, I'm willing to cut through the hub as I delve down to the nut. Hoping the CV splines aren't equally crusty.
I understand that you have a new hub but it could be difficult to cut the hub without damaging the drive shaft too.
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I think that your chances of saving the CV shaft are pretty close to zero. I probably would just start cutting.

If you really want to try to save it, lots of heat.
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Fellow Canadian here and I have a very similar looking situation I've been putting off.



We're on our second unscheduled ice storm in less than a week so until the crap weather blows over I'll be listening to the soothing sounds of a grinding bearing
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Fellow Canadian here and I have a very similar looking situation I've been putting off.



We're on our second unscheduled ice storm in less than a week so until the crap weather blows over I'll be listening to the soothing sounds of a grinding bearing
Ahh, yes.

The soothing sounds of Bearing White singing "Can't get enough of your rub baby"

I don't have to deal with any deep rust, but over here driving thru water usually means there's corn in it....

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Old 02-28-2023, 12:03 AM
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Ahh, yes.

The soothing sounds of Bearing White singing "Can't get enough of your rub baby"

I don't have to deal with any deep rust, but over here driving thru water usually means there's corn in it....

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lol @ Bearing White, Gold Jerry, Gold!

Mine might be a little bit more Bearing Manilow, nowhere near as deep sounding.

so ok...I'll take the bait...corn in the water???
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Old 02-28-2023, 09:27 AM
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Fellow Canadian here and I have a very similar looking situation I've been putting off.



We're on our second unscheduled ice storm in less than a week so until the crap weather blows over I'll be listening to the soothing sounds of a grinding bearing

Be interesting to see who fixes theirs first. Last night mine decided it wouldn't crank, so maybe it also needs an ignition switch. Nary a click from it. The torture never stops (Zappa).
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If you have Harbor Freight, I'd get an air needler and buzz at it for a while to get anything loose out of there. An air chisel with a narrow chisel might be useful as well. Do you have a sand blaster? Oxyacetylene torches?
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Old 02-28-2023, 06:49 PM
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If you have Harbor Freight, I'd get an air needler and buzz at it for a while to get anything loose out of there. An air chisel with a narrow chisel might be useful as well. Do you have a sand blaster? Oxyacetylene torches?
We don't have HF here but something similar called Princess Auto.

Personally I do have a small hand held sand blaster I was thinking on using.

A Dremel with a small wire brush to clean the threads up as much as possible was going to be my starting point and work my way up from there.

Unfortunately I don't have torches at my disposal but I will be using some MAPP gas to give some heat before attempting to remove the nut.
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