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post #16 of 21 Old 11-03-2006, 08:20 AM
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Was it a 23 or 21 spline shaft if it was a 21 spine I would upgrade to the 23 spline. This will require that you change the t-case input shaft.


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post #17 of 21 Old 11-03-2006, 09:32 PM Thread Starter
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If I recall right, it was the 23 spline. even the 21 spline should have never broken. the guy at Novak said he has been working there for 8 years and has never heard of one of these shaft breaking. So hopefully I will get a new one for free, but I still have to pay 200 dollars to get it put into the trans.

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post #19 of 21 Old 04-11-2007, 10:12 PM
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... I was doing donuts in dirt! and prior to that I put it under a lot of load getting up rocky hills.
I don't know. Donuts on pavement...ok. Donuts on dirt...sure. Angry call to Novak = Not a smart idea.

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post #20 of 21 Old 04-11-2007, 10:47 PM
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i vote input shaft, my jeep did the same thing only going 75 on the freeway
I second that. So did mine, replacing the tranny this weekend.

IF it was the clutch, it would be stuck in gear
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post #21 of 21 Old 04-12-2007, 05:19 AM
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So hopefully I will get a new one for free, but I still have to pay 200 dollars to get it put into the trans.

Glad you figured it out, but why pay 200 to fix it? Labor? Replacing the input shaft is a rather simple driveway job, you can do this yourself with basic hand tools in a couple of hours.
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