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SOS Broken Front axel

Discussion in '3rd Gen 4Runners (1996-2002)' started by 4x4Addict, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. Apr 11, 2017 at 7:56 PM
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    4x4Addict

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    Hi everyone, I was out wheeling today and came back and found my front axel is snapped clean off. There is no question that I need to replace it. My question is this, should I get OEM parts or replace it with heavier duty parts (so as to prevent this from happening again)?

    Just fyi, its a 96 sr5 with about 400k miles on it.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Apr 11, 2017 at 8:45 PM
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    Relentless

    Relentless Offroad armor Fabricating beast! Vendor

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    You won't find a heavier duty aftermarket CV, best to just go down to an auto parts store and snag a new axle for around $150-200
     
  3. Apr 11, 2017 at 10:10 PM
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    Thats what I was thinking. Thanks!
     
  4. Apr 12, 2017 at 1:50 AM
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    Turk

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    400k miles! You probably meant 40k correct? Sorry to hear about the axle.
     
  5. Apr 12, 2017 at 4:01 AM
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    JBTRD

    JBTRD As usual, saying something stupid

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    He probably did mean 400k these trucks can last that long, i would be more impressed if it had 40k, a 96 with less than 50k is unheard of.
     
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  6. Apr 12, 2017 at 8:51 AM
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    Nope, 400,000!
     
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