Ever break the cross pin-bolt head off on a GM rearend? Drill in with a small drill bit on an angle (less than 1/8 drill bit). When you have drilled through the carrier and before drilling into the cross pin (there should a little bit of clearance for the pin), reverse the drill while applying a small amount of downward pressure. The drill will slowly turn the pin out assuming it's still straight. To start the drill hole you may have to knick the carrier with a cutoff wheel.
James "Cooter" Smith
Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada
Metric Street Stock #50
Many mechanics have started using disposable latex gloves for performing greasy work. Yep the ones you hate to see come out during your doctor visit! When removing the driveshaft, instead of searching for a roll of tape to tape the U-joint, simply use the glove. Slip the open end right over the entire U-joint. This will hold the caps in place and keep the cap protected from scratches and dirt!
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