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Front diff been pushed back to far

I beleive my entire front diff assembly has been pushed back due to a recent minor accident in a drain hole in the bush. I only have about half inch of movement in the front yolk, is this normal? also for example, when i go over a speed hump, the yolk travels as far as it can until in hits the back and stops, this is where my concern is. When this happens in seem my shockers are flexing and hitting my diff which i can clearly see this is happening due to a crease in the shockers.Ihave pulled appart everything i could and have had the car up on jacks and moved to diff forward to where i beleive is the right place for it, but then nothing else lines up.I have wedges between the diff and leaf springs and these will not line up.I know it is hard to visualise what i am going on about but i can explain much better. I guess If you can tell me a measurement for example front diff housing to rear diff housing or anything else like that then it may help me heaps. Cheers Koz

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    Jerry Koski May 11, 2010

    The leaf springs have a pin running through them right ? if so they need to be in the spacer center hole also.. wondering if you sheered off the pin going through the leaf springs ? possable i guess. sounds like soon your going to have a leaking differential if this goes on much longer .. just a thought ..



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Are you sure that your frame is not bent????? This will throw everything out of alliement. You will have to go from wheel to wheel and pull measurements like and X from side to side. fine the center point of the car and go from there. But it would be easer if you would put it on a frame machine!!!!!

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