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Need to know where lock pins are for the rear axle .need to pull axle

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The lock pins you are looking for is actually a "c" clip that is on the inboard end of the axle inside the diff housing. There is a drift pin that holds the cross shaft for the spider gears in the carrier at one end. You need to drive out the pin and then slide out the cross shaft. Push in on the axle and you can then remove the clip. Don't turn the carrier after removing the cross shaft or the spider gears will walk out. If you need to turn it, put your finger in the hole and turn gently so you don't hurt your finger.(trans in neutral and both rear wheels off the ground.)

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