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Old 08-16-2013, 06:30 PM
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Bent rear axle shaft

When I was doing the rear brakes, I gave the axles a spin and found out my axle shafts are bent. The right side has about a 3/16" wobble to it, but the left side is a bit less than 1/8". (After some investigation...turns out one of my older cousins had some fun jumping rail road tracks in this car when he was younger...)
First, any advice on how much of a problem this is?

The bearings sounded dry anyway, so I was planning to replace them...and thought since I have to take the axles out anyway, I might as well replace the axles with straight ones...but I haven't been able to find any four bolt axles online.

I know a lot of you have changed to the five bolt and larger wheels...I do want to stick with the origional 4 bolt wheels- anyone know where I can find some good straight 4 bolt axles?

Thanks..
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