posted September 15, 2003 10:19 PM
In a 79 Pinto rear end the ring gear is on a casing that houses the spider. Does this casing come apart to get to the spider gears, if so, is there a trick to it. I've taken the bolts out from around the ring gear, which I assumed meant the casing should come apart, but it doesn't seem to budge. Thanks
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posted September 16, 2003 05:51 PM
The casing does split but it is a job. It will take you a lot of tapping and cussing but it will seperate. I suggest a good penetrating lube like pb blaster to get it lubed up and try a thin screw driver lightly tapped to get it started.