Hello Kent,Hey guys need a little help,just wondering if anyone has a video or pics of how to replace this part and where to buy on the cheep??
Here is a small video of the shaft.Hello Kent,
I don't want to hi jack your thread but I broke mine yesterday as well. I need help myself and was about to post in the same issue but then saw yours, someone with more knowledge will chime in but if it helps here is what I think. I was looking at it today and it looks like we will have to take off all the suspension parts off the wild cat so that we can get the axels off, Once the axles are off we have to remove the plate on the very back under the differential, once that remove the differential should be able to slide back so that the shaft can be remove. The one part that throws me off is that there is some kind of seal on the drive shaft, can someone tells us if that part is reusable or should we order new ones. Hope this helps some but like I said, someone with more knowledge will chime in. This is a great forum one some one will always help.
And about the part Babbitsonline.com has the part for about $90 with out the seals. I added a a picture on what looks like the seal that I was asking about
Thanks WildX, I was looking at it and by the way it looked I didn't think I had enough room to pull the differential back with the axels still on, thats good and it will same me a lot of work since taking off the castle nut on the axle is a PITA. I am going to try it. Thanks!!!!Just had mine out to grease the splines and weld sld. Lower link has to come off machine side to remove plate. Those seals are reusable as are the clamps if you use your pliers correctly. I had it all apart since I was putting on new radius rods and welding sld.
Patrick can explain this better than I can but
To just replace shaft I don't even think you need axles out. Only the lower links unbolted to remove that plate. I think there is room then.
Thanks Crawlr, I am going to order the shaft tomorrow and hopefully wont have a hard time installing it.Like this.....
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Mine just happens to be apart right now so I took a pic
I will call MLS first then before I buy somewhere else. Thanks PatrickDrive shaft is less expensive from forum vendor MLS powersports.
I've always just slid the clamps off the boots and slowly worked them back on